Help Dealing With Violence

 

 

Child Abuse Hotline (DCYF) ............... 1-800-742-4453

 

Child & Family ............... 849-2300

www.childandfamilyri.com

31 John Clarke Road, Middletown

1268 Eddy St., Providence

Supportive Housing Program - Women with children under the age of 12, looking for a safe haven and a fresh start, can find caring support, guidance and a temporary place to live. Also offering  life-skills training, education and vocational guidance, good parenting strategies, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, health services and more.

 

Child Protection Program ............... 444-3996

Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

Provides services for children who may have been victims of sexual, physical or emotional abuse, neglect or factitious disorders.

 

Comprehensive Community Action ............... 467-9610

www.comcap.org

Numerous programs and services including Victims of Crime Program and Anger Management Group for adolescents.

 

Day One ............... 421-4100

www.dayoneri.org

100 Medway St., Providence

Offers individual counseling (on a sliding fee scale) for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.  Advocacy and support services.  Hospital and police accompaniment for victims of crime.

 

Institute for the Study and Practice of Non-Violence ............... 785-2320

www.nonviolenceinstitute.org 

265 Oxford St., Providence

Educates school and community groups with the history, principles and practices of nonviolence.  Street Workers Program, a team of community members who teach non-violence by responding immediately to crisis situations and maintaining a strong presence in the streets as mentors, mediators and advocates.

 

Legal Advocacy ............... 782-4173

www.dvrcsc.org

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County, McGrath Judicial Complex, Rte. 1, Wakefield Assistance in obtaining temporary restraining orders, victim support in the family and district courts, advocacy for individuals whose partners have been arrested for domestic violence and legal referrals for related issues. Weekdays, 8:30am-1, and

2-4:30pm. 

 

Prevent Child Abuse Rhode Island ............... 728-7920

www.preventchildabuse-ri.org

A statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping families raise

safe and healthy children by: providing free parenting brochures and newsletters to individuals and agencies; advocating in our state and local offices on behalf of families and children; and educating Rhode Islanders about child abuse and neglect issues through public awareness campaigns.  

 

RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence ............... 467-9940

Hotline .... 1-800-494-8100

www.ricadv.org

422 Post Rd. Suite 102, Warwick

Offers information, referral,

shelter, and support groups for

women, children, and families.

There are six member organizations (all 24-hr):

-Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center  ………. 723-3057

  www.bvadvocacycenter.org

  Pawtucket, Central Falls, Lincoln, Cumberland

-Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County  ………. 782-3990

  www.dvrcsc.org

  Block Island, Narragansett, N. Kingstown, S. Kingstown, Westerly, Hope Valley, Hopkinton,

  Exeter, Richmond, Charlestown

-Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center

www.ebccenter.org ...… 738-1700

Warwick, W. Warwick, Coventry, East Greenwich, West Greenwich, Cranston, Foster, Johnston, North Providence, Scituate

-Sojourner House …..…… 765-3232

  www.sojournerri.org

  Woonsocket, Smithfield, N. Smithfield, Glocester, Burrillville

-Women’s Center of Rhode Island ….………....…..….. 861-2760

  www.womenscenterri.org

  Providence, East Providence, RI

State Police arrests: Lincoln and Chepachet barracks, Dept. of Environmental Management

-Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties ……........…. 846-5263  

  www.wrcnbc.org

Jamestown, Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton, Bristol,  Warren, Barrington

 

 

RI Rape Crisis Center    

(See Day One)

 

RI Violence Prevention Network ............... 222-7627

www.rivpn.org

Resource of violence prevention programs.

 

Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships (SOAR) ............... 467-9940

www.soarinri.org

Advocacy and resources for survivors of domestic violence.

Sojourner House ............... 861-6191

Shelter Phone ............... 765-3232

www.sojournerri.org.

386 Smith St., Providence

We are a comprehensive domestic and sexual violence organization.  We provide shelter, housing, and empowering supportive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, and their children throughout the state of Rhode Island.  We operate the state's largest residential services program for victims of abuse, which includes a shelter for women and children, the state's only shelter for male-identified victims, the state's only shelter for victims of human trafficking, transitional housing apartments, permanent supportive housing apartments, and rapid re-housing apartments.  In addition to housing, we provide supportive services that assist victims with overcoming the abuse and trauma that they have experienced.  Supportive services include one-on-one advocacy, support groups, clinical therapy, access to basic necessities such as food and toiletries, financial literacy education, free HIV testing, LGBTQ services, immigration legal assistance, intensive case management, legal advocacy, services for youth who witness or experience abuse in their homes, and professional training and prevention education.  Sojourner House operates the only drop-in center in the greater Providence area - giving victims and community members access to critical supports and services when and where they need it most.  Founded in 1976, our mission is to promote healthy relationships by providing culturally sensitive support, advocacy, and education for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence; and to effect systems change.  For more information, or to talk to an advocate, please call our Drop-In Center at 401-861-6191, or our Shelter at 401-765-3232.  Our Drop-In Center is located at 386 Smith Street in Providence and is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm and Thursdays 9am-7pm.  Our services are available statewide and we have locations in Providence, Woonsocket, and northwestern Rhode Island.

St. Mary's Home for Children ............... 353-3900

www.smhfc.org

420 Fruit Hill Ave. North Providence

Comprehensive treatment facility for boys and girls who may have been traumatized by abuse, as well as those experiencing psychiatric and/or emotional impacts. Children are treated and cared for in both the residential treatment program located in North Providence and the outpatient facility, the Shepherd Program, located in North Providence.

Suicide Prevention Training Programs are available online and in-person for the general public, with some specialized courses for those who work with youth and/or behavioral health clinicians. For more information on available training programs please visit: http://riyouthsuicidepreventionproject.org/ , https://www.samhsa.gov/suicide-prevention , or http://www.health.ri.gov/violence/about/suicide/ . "

Victims of Crime Helpline 24 Hours ............... 1-800-494-8100

Contact Us:

 

P.O. Box 613, Wyoming, RI 02898 

sheryl@fullchannel.net

Tel: 401-247-0850 

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