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Homeschooling

ENRICHri
PO Box 1151
Coventry, Rhode Island 02816
Email: info@enrichri.org


ENRICHri is a secular community which provides support and guidance in a welcoming environment for homeschooling families in Southern New England. There is a full calendar of classes, field trips, play dates, and support meetings along with a monthly newsletter and yearly major events like Homeschool 101, WinterFest, and Annual Picnic.

Scientific Minds of America (SMOA)

SMOA offers online tutoring for all elementary and middle school students from high school volunteers. 

Home Educators Network of Rhode Island
PO Box 63
Mapleville, Rhode Island 02839
Email:  freedomringsnoschool@yahoo.com

 

Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers (RIGHT)
PO Box 432
Coventry, Rhode Island 02816401-996-5991
Email: info@rihomeschool.com


The RI Guild of Home Teachers is a Christian-led support group for RI homeschoolers. They coordinate state and local events and activities as well as offer advice and support.

Rhode Island Department of Education - Home Schooling
An FAQ to help homeschoolers and those interested in homeschooling find the resources they need for a successful education.

Rhode Island General Laws Relating to Homeschooling
Look over the original text and summaries of the sections of state law that directly relate to homeschooling.

A2Z Home's Cool
A community website that helps you home educate your kids from preschool, kindergarten, up to and through high school with free online education, lesson ideas, educational websites, helpful articles, top programs, books, materials, curriculum... and best of all... Homeschool Friends!

Classroom Direct
PO Box 830677
Birmingham, Alabama 35283-0677
800-599-3040


An educational supply catalog of over 13,000 items for many different age levels.

Homeschool.com
Homeschool.com supports each family's unique approach to preparing their children for success! Get help with everything from getting started homeschooling to preparing your young adult go out into the world.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association
A nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.

 

Homeschool Math
A comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents, parents, and teachers that includes free math worksheets, lessons, online math games, lists, ebooks, a curriculum guide, reviews, and more. The resources emphasize understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.

Homeschoolers Trading Zone
A forum allowing participants to buy and sell their used homeschooling books and supplies. Participants can post their own ads and ask and answer questions right in the forum.

Community Resources

The library is here to help connect you with everything you need! Here you'll find information about various community, state, and nationwide services and organizations that can help you with needs both big and small.

Sections

Daycares & Preschools

Child Care Assistance Program ( CCAP)

This state program can subsidize the cost of child care for families that are residents of Rhode Island. CCAP is available for children who are US citizens or legal residents and under age 13. The age can be extended to 18 if the child has special needs.

Child Opportunity Zone (COZ)

Before and after school childcare for children in kindergarten through fifth grade (7am-start of school day, end of school day-6pm). Programs are available at all Bristol Warren elementary schools.

 

The Children's Workshop

410 Child Street 

Warren, RI 02885

The Children's Workshop offers programs for infants through school age (before and after school as well as all daysummer programming).

Did you know? Our Youth Services Librarian visits each classroom for a Storytime once per month!

The Garden Playschool

84 Cutler Street
Warren, RI 02885

The Garden Playschool provides services for toddlers (18 months and older) to preschoolers. The Garden is a place for children to play, learn, develop social skills, and grow in a safe, energetic, educational environment.

Home Based Head Start

This service is available to children ages 3-5 years in their homes. The program focuses on children who have a medical diagnosis, injury, sensory needs, or behavioral challenges that prevent attendance in a center-based, pre-school program.  Home-based services may also be provided to families who are not able to provide transportation to a classroom facility.

Home services are also available for expectant parents and children up to age 3. Parents and children participate in weekly 90-minute home visits and are encouraged take part in playgroup activities at one of the centers or a location in the community.

Mary V. Quirk School

790 Main Street

 Warren, RI 02885

The Mary V. Quirk School is home to one of EBCAP's Head Starts. Head Start is a federally funded program designed to serve income eligible children age birth to 5 years, including children with disabilities. The Head Start program sets aside most of the program's slots to families whose incomes fall at or below the federal poverty guidelines. Head Start is able to serve a small percentage of families whose incomes exceed the guidelines.

Raggedy Ann Nursery School

210 Metacom Avenue

Warren, RI 02885

Programs are available for children ages 3-5. This school aims to provide a comfortable, nurturing, caring place in which children can develop and grow.

 

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Health

East Bay Community Action Program

A private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of Rhode Island’s East Bay. They will work with you to connect you to the exact services that you need!

Find Medical Providers

Enter your location and the specialty you are looking for to find general information about doctors, clinicians and groups enrolled in Medicare.

Parent's Guide to Fentanyl & Protecting Children from Online Drug Dealers

Substance Abuse Prevention Education is a comprehensive online drug education and prevention resource. Use the links above to learn about how to protect children from fentanyl and online drug dealing.

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call or text 988 for free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Warren Health Equity Zone (HEZ)

Established in July 2021, the Warren Health Equity Zone (HEZ) is a place-based collaborative created to reduce and eliminate health disparities and barriers to wellness.

Warren Prevention Coalition

514 Main Street

Warren, RI 02809

The Warren Prevention Coalition's goal is to engage, inform, and unite Warren through collaboration with community organizations, groups, and individuals.  In an attempt to reduce youth substance use and promote healthy life style in the community. 

Other Services

Coordinated Entry System

A nationally recognized process developed to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access and are quickly identified, assessed for, referred, and connected to housing and assistance based on their strengths and needs. 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

LIHEAP provides federally funded assistance to reduce the costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises, weatherization, and minor energy-related home repairs.

NAMI Rhode Island Connection LGBTQIA+ Support Group

31 Railroad Avenue

Warren, RI, 02885

Phone: (401) 289-2055 Email: info@namirhodeisland.org

An independent grassroots, non-profit membership organization which provides support to people with mental illness. LGBTQIA+ Support Group is held at East Bay Recovery Center in Warren every Wednesday from 6-7:30pm.

Parents as Teachers

The Dennis Roy Building, 100 Bullocks Point Avenue
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-437-1000, ext. 2221 
Email: espence@lookingupwards.org

A national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families. It builds strong communities, thriving families and children that are healthy, safe and ready to learn by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who make regular personal home visits during a child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten.

St.Mary's of the Bay Food Pantry

645 Main Street

Warren, RI 02885

The St. Mary of the Bay Food Pantry operates out of the lower church hall and is open on Tuesdays from 3 pm to 5 pm and on Wednesdays from 9 am to 11 am.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP is the nation's largest program for fighting domestic hunger. Federally funded and state administered, SNAP is committed to providing low-income individuals and families with resources to purchase food.

RI Energy Discounted Rate Programs

If your household receives Food Stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), qualifies for heating assistance/Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or receives benefits from Medicaid, the Rhode Island Works Program, or Public Assistance you may be eligible for a 25%-30% discount on your monthly gas and electric bills.

Warren Housing Authority

20 Libby Lane
Warren, RI 02885

The Public Housing Authority of the Town of Warren, established in 1966, provides quality housing and supportive services for low and moderate-income individuals and families through the Public Housing Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Warren Youth Mentor Program

This program empowers youth in the Warren community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. The mentoring program connects adult volunteers with young adults in one to one or group settings.  

Youth Pride Inc.

This group is specifically dedicated to meeting the needs of LGBTQIA+ Youth 25 and under through direct service, support, advocacy, and education.

Birth Injury Justice Center

1330 Boylston Street, Suite 400
Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467
(800) 409-5420

Many birth injuries are the result of medical negligence before, during, or after labor and delivery. Learning birth injury causes, signs, and treatments can empower and guide you as you take action to help your child.

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