Kids' Link RI

Address: RI
Toll Free Phone: 855-543-5465
Services Provided: The hotline, 1-855-KID LINK, connects parents and caregivers to children’s mental health services in Rhode Island, and helps families determine the best place to go for treatment. With this confidential hotline, parents and caregivers can dial a toll-free number, and be connected with emergency service clinicians or receive direction about the appropriate next step for managing their crisis.

Call the hotline if your child is:

Feeling excessive anger or sadness
Lashing out at siblings, friends and adults
Having behavior problems at school
Having severe worries
Hurting himself/herself or others
The service is free and available to all families. Evaluations for children are offered at Bradley Hospital and Gateway locations.
Provider Profiles: Kids’ Link RI™ is a hotline for children in emotional crisis. A program offered in collaboration with Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children suffering from behavioral problems or psychiatric illness.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/31/2019