Support for you and your family. . .

COVID-19 Services

Our Family Visitor offer free support to moms-to-be, parents, and babies.

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First Connections

We can help you

  • Get answers to questions about your child's growth and development
  • Prepare for the demands of parenthood
  • Plan for a healthy delivery
  • Get support with the challenges of breastfeeding
  • Connect you and your baby to health services
  • Set healthy sleep patterns
  • Cope with feeling down, depressed or hopeless
  • Help your baby grow and learn
  • Find good childcare
  • Meet your everyday needs and reach your parenting goals
  • Connect you with resources and serices to give you and your child every possible advantage

How it works

We reach out soon after your child is born. Our nurses and trained specialists are available to meet with you at your home or in another place in the community. Interpreting services are available.

Who we help

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



Where to get First Connections

Children's Friend website 401-752-7827

  • Central Falls
  • East Providence
  • Pawtucket

Community Care Alliance website 401-235-7000

  • Burrillville
  • Cumberland
  • Foster
  • Glocester
  • Johnston
  • Lincoln
  • North Providence
  • North Smithfield
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • Woonsocket

Family Service of RI website (401) 331-1350

  • Cranston
  • Providence

South County Home Health website 782-0500

  • Charlestown
  • Coventry
  • East Greenwich
  • Exeter
  • Hopkinton
  • Narragansett
  • New Shoreham
  • North Kingstown
  • 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