Foster Parents Needed!
Family Service of Rhode Island has a waiting list of children needing loving homes. Maybe yours! Singles, partnered, married are eligible! LGBTQQI welcoming.
Foster parents receive a stipend, 24/7 support, and many other benefits. Click here for more information about foster parenting. You can reach our foster care recruiter Leidy Alves at 401-660-7822. Or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hablamos español.
We are having an Information Night on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 134 Thurbers Avenue, Suite 102, Providence, 02905 from 6 to 7 p.m. The office is located at the very end of the Route 95 Thurbers Avenue exit and there's plenty off free, off-street parking. Just drop by!
Volunteer for the Walking School Bus!
The Providence Children’s Initiative Walking School Bus supports a wide range of student-centered goals, including daily school attendance, on-time arrival, daily exercise, positive adult role models, and parent engagement. We are seeking volunteers to walk kids to school – a great way to connect with kids and get your daily exercise. You can volunteer once a month, once a week, or every day.
Call 401-331-1350 ext. 3603 for more information about the "Walking School Bus," or email by clicking here.
Find the Walking School Bus on Facebook here. View a video about the program here.
Susan Culpo, a Walking School Bus volunteer who leads one of the routes says, "It is the most gratifying, fun, important part of my day. It takes minutes and it's very helpful making sure these fabulous children arrive to school safe, happy and on time...You will love it."
Family Service of RI, Inc.
55 Hope Street, P.O. Box 6688, Providence, RI 02940-6688