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Rhode Island Education Departments

The Department of Education in Rhode Island can tell you about the educational and nutrition programs available for children living in Rhode Island.  Below is the contact information to help you reach the Rhode Island Department of Education.

Education Departments in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903-3400
Phone: (401) 222-4600
Fax: (401) 222-6178
TTY: (800) 745-5555

Child Nutrition Assistance Programs typically include Child and Adult Care Food and Emergency Food Assistance Programs as well as the School Lunch, and School Breakfast and Summer Food Service Programs.

Education Departments in Other States

Click here to find education departments in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Rhode Island Child Health Insurance Program can provide free health insurance to families and children who qualify.

Rhode Island Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.

Rhode Island State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.

Rhode Island Department of Health can provide more than "just" health information. They can also be a good source of information about nutrition programs and about programs that can help with parenting concerns.

Rhode Island State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.

Government Assistance Programs

We are committed to helping you, other adopting families, mothers to be, birth mothers and children. As part of this commitment we have built two databases of information. One for adopting families and a second for pregnant women and birthmothers. Each is suited to the unique needs of the individual needing help. Click this link for government assistance programs for adopting families. Or click the following link for government assistance programs for birthmothers and pregnant women.