Support for you and your family. . .

Our Family Visitor offer free support to parent/caregivers-to-be, parents, and babies.

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First Connections

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We can support you

  • Answer questions about your child's growth and development
  • Plan for a healthy delivery
  • Receive support for breastfeeding and infant feeding.
  • Support healthy sleep patterns for you and your baby.
  • Connect you with supports for your mental health
  • Support your baby's growth and development
  • Connect families to childcare and health services

Family Visitors engage families

We reach out soon after your child is born and work with children up until age three. Our nurses and trained specialists are available to meet with you at your home, in the community or virtually. Interpreting services are available.

We work with families

Pregnant people, families, and caregivers with children up to age three.



Where to get First Connections

Children's Friend website 401-752-7827

  • Central Falls
  • Cumberland
  • East Providence
  • Johnston
  • Lincoln
  • North Providence
  • Pawtucket

Community Care Alliance website 401-235-7000

  • Burrillville
  • Foster
  • Glocester
  • North Smithfield
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • Woonsocket

Family Service of RI website (401) 331-1350

  • Charlestown
  • Coventry
  • Cranston
  • East Greenwich
  • Exeter
  • Hopkinton
  • Narragansett
  • New Shoreham
  • North Kingstown
  • Providence
  • Richmond
  • South Kingstown
  • Warwick
  • West Greenwich
  • West Warwick
  • Westerly

Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice website 401-682-2100

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