At the Newport Partnership for Families, we help connect people with services, programs, support and cooperation to promote individual and community well being. Use the FIND SERVICES toolbar below to gain access to resources available in Newport County.
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AARP enhances the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver value to members through advocacy, information and service.
Address: Florence Gray Center, 1 York St., Newport, R.I.
Hours: Varies. Call before visit.
Baby Steps helps parents give their children age 0 to 3 a great start in life. Baby Steps offers monthly family programs. Each month, parents and their children play, read, sing, and build things together. Baby Steps activities get young children ready to join Head Start and other Pre-K programs. A child’s earliest years make a big difference for their future success in school and in life. Learn more about the caring, exciting programs at Baby Steps.
Address: 10 Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840
Hours: Mon through Thurs 9am to 4pm; Friday 9am to 6pm; Saturday 9am to Noon
BankNewport is a progressive community bank that’s been helping Rhode Islanders to achieve their financial goals for nearly 200 years. Founded in 1819, we are one of the oldest mutual savings banks not only in Rhode Island, but in the entire United States. We believe in being a good neighbor and a good corporate citizen. Learn more about our community banking services.
Address: 95 Church Street Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 847-6927
The Boys and Girls Club of Newport County provides structured programs for children 12 and under, and a membership program for older youth where they can choose from a wide range of activities. There are also programs for adults. Our services and programs include swimming lessons, the Flo Harvey Basketball League and other sports, a climbing wall, arts and crafts, a computer lab, homework help and SAT preparation, even Summer Camp and licensed after-school child care. We’re here to help kids have a great time and broaden their experience.
Address: 58 Flanagan Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Hours: Mon.-Fri. - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Boys Town provides a range of services that help families and children. Boys Town provides help to parents having day-to-day challenges raising their children, support for families in crisis, and in-home and residential care for children with critical emotional or behavioral problems. Boys Town also arranges foster care when needed. Boys Town works with families to provide the right service, in the right way, at the right time. Our goal is to keep families together whenever possible.
Address: 31 John Clarke Road, Middletown, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 849-2300
Child & Family provides social support programs and services to children, teens, adults, families and elders of all incomes and backgrounds in Newport County and throughout Rhode Island. At Child & Family we hold two core beliefs; that individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families, and that a community works best when it is willing to accept responsibility for all of its members.
Address: 50 Washington Square Newport, RI 02840
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: (401) 846-5114
Church Community Housing Corporation (CCHC) makes housing and owning a home in Newport County more affordable. CCHC builds new homes and helps repair existing homes for people and families who may need some extra help. CCHC also provides rental units for families, individuals and seniors. We also make low or no interest home repair loans to Newport County homeowners who apply. We believe all people have the right to live in safe, decent, affordable housing and neighborhoods.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday
Phone: (401) 845-5300
The City of Newport is key partner in the Newport Partnership for Families. The City Council, city leadership and a many city programs participate in helping Newport County residents to live a safer, healthier quality of life. The City of Newport website provides access to many services at www.cityofnewport.com, and Engage Newport gives residents an opportunity to voice their opinion about life in the city.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Phone: (401) 846-4150
CODAC provides the highest standard of care, comprehensive resources, and compassionate services for the prevention and treatment of, and recovery from, the impact of substance abuse and other related behaviors. We provide a wide range of outpatient recovery, treatment and prevention services to those struggling with the challenges of substance abuse, gambling disorders, behavioral healthcare issues, and other addictive or abusive behaviors.
Address: 1 John H. Chafee Blvd, Newport RI 02840
Hours: Classes are held from 8am-11pm M-F and 8am-4pm on Saturday.
Phone: (401) 851-1600
The Community College of Rhode Island provides open access to affordable higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to gain the skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through a variety of programs.
Address: 20 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd
Hours: The MLK Community Center is open Monday - Friday.
Preschool 6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Administration 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Our doors are locked before 10:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m. Please ring bell.)
Afterschool Program 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (401) 846-4828
Located in the heart of the city right off Broadway, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has been a Newport County resource since 1922. An independent not-for-profit, the MLK Community Center’s Hunger Services, Education and Community programs strengthen our shared community. Nearly 3,000 clients were served in 2014.
Breakfast Program: Nutritious meals served Monday-Friday by volunteers.
Daily Bread: Bread and other baked items from local restaurants and merchants are available Monday-Friday.
Feed a Friend Food Pantry: MLK volunteers escort shoppers through pantry to select non-perishable food items,
meats, produce and household items four times a week. The Center also provides Emergency Food Boxes for individuals in crisis.
Food 2 Friends Food Delivery: MLK volunteers deliver groceries, produce and household items from the Center’s food pantry to food-insecure homebound individuals.
Dietitian/Nutrition: MLK staff dietitian provides free nutrition counseling, guidance in food pantry shopping, and cooking and nutrition classes.
Preschool: The MLK offers a literacy-based, DHS licensed, affordable program for children 3 years old to school age. Daily program includes breakfast, hot lunch, and snack, a caring and structured environment, creative play, indoor and outdoor physical activity, nutrition classes and more
Afterschool: The afternoon hours count at the MLK with literacy and math-based programming Monday-Friday from 3:30 – 6:00. Children in kindergarten through fourth grade enjoy a full hot meal, homework help, indoor and outdoor physical activity, and a wide variety of enrichment activities, including robotics, violin, art, nutrition class and more.
Summer Adventure Camp: MLK campers enjoy 8 weeks of fun-filled days throughout the summer with literacy, art, Move Up Math, science, sports, nutrition classes, student-led community service projects, beach trips, and field trips to Sail Newport, the Norman Bird Sanctuary, Ballard Park, Newport Art Museum, the Newport County YMCA and more.
Family Dinners: MLK families gather for dinner twice a month at the Center to share a healthy meal prepared by volunteer chefs, using ingredients from the Food Pantry combined with fresh produce.
Lunch & Learn: Once a month, seniors gather at the MLK for a healthy lunch and an informational workshop on a wide range of topics. Recent sessions have included nutrition, Medicare/Medicaid, chair exercise, avoiding fraud and elder law.
Integrated Senior Heal Insurance Program: The MLK Case Manager offers consultations for seniors and their families to understand, plan and manage health and Medicare benefits.
The MLK Community Center is a place where all are treated with dignity and respect. We strive for a strong and united Newport County where all residents live their best quality of life through increasing self-reliance
Address: Jean E. Hicks Center, 19 Broadway, RI 02840
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm – one evening a week for food pantry –call for details.
The East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) provides health and human services to help people reach their best potential. EBCAP serves people of all ages from pregnant women and newborns to children, adolescents, adults and seniors. We believe that everyone should have what they need to succeed including education, employment and basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. We also believe that everyone should live in safe neighborhoods that provide them with activities and resources that encourage a healthy lifestyle. EBCAP also offers the program, An Even Start in Newport, which has been in operation in Newport for 20 years and offers an intensive family literacy program that addresses the basic educational needs of families on Aquidneck Island and beyond.
Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone at Pell Elementary School, 35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-842-1900 x 20993
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 am to 6 pm
Address: Youth Center, The Boys and Girls Club of Newport County, 95 Church Street, Newport RI 02840
Phone: 401-692-2695 or email@example.com
Hours of Operation: 9 am to 6 pm or by appointment
Address: 35 King Street, Newport
Hours: 9am to 4pm Monday-Friday / Weekend Hours Vary
Phone: (401) 846-7426
The Edward King House Senior Center has served an important role in the community by meeting the changing needs of the seniors in Newport County for over 45 years. We offer seniors age 50 and older the ability to live life fully. We offer classes, programs, performances and club activities in a safe, welcoming and historic setting. We believe that all adults deserve an active and fulfilling senior experience.
Many people have served the Newport Partnership with the generosity of their time and leadership. We are pleased to recognize the following Emeritus Members:
Address: 70 Bliss Mine Road
Hours: 9am - 3pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am-2pm wed. Sundays 9am-12pm
Phone: (401) 847-1490
The Evangelical Friends Church teaches about Christ and serves our community with kindness and caring for all. We provide spiritual counsel and summer camp, and soup kitchens. We believe in the Triune God. (Father, Son, Holy Spirit). Jesus came to seek and to save, in this He transforms lives. The Evangelical Church’s mission is to see lives changed by following Jesus, loving people and reaching our world. We are passionate, dedicated, trustworthy, good & kind.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Phone: (401) 847-0960
Looking Upwards is a place where people discover new possibilities. For over 35 years, Looking Upwards has been helping individuals to live to their fullest potential. We form partnerships with families to foster children’s development. For infants and toddlers, our Early Intervention services help children to get the best start in life and thrive as they grow. Our services for families of children and youth with special healthcare needs promote success at home, school and in the community. Looking Upwards also supports adults with developmental disabilities, providing residential, vocational and day enrichment services so that each person can live the life they choose.
Address: 913 West Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Hours: Business Hours 9 am - 4 pm, open 24 hours a day
Phone: (401) 847-2021
Lucy’s Hearth serves homeless mothers and their children through an emergency shelter program, help with housing and aftercare services. In addition to shelter and meals, we provide case management, life skills education, financial literacy education, job training, counseling, activities for children, GED classes and parenting classes. We also help people in Newport County receive medical and dental care, legal representation, childcare and any other need a family may have.
Hours: We are available 24 hours a day, but we request you call to schedule an appointment.
Phone: (401) 846-0698
Memorial Funeral Home Inc., is a family owned funeral home that provides funeral and cremation services, both religious and non-religious. We hope to assist families through pre-planning and assistance with family conversations, throughout the the entire process. Our services have grown to include Community Connections, providing grief support, education, and life after loss workshops. Through these programs, we can understand our grief, help others, and re-connect with our community after a loss.
Address: 299 Promenade St., Providence, RI 02908
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm
Neighborhood Health Plan is working to help ensure that everyone in Rhode Island has comprehensive health care coverage, and access to high-quality health care. Neighborhood offers a number of health plan options. We are an essential partner in the state’s Medicaid program.
Address: 55 Broadway, Newport RI 02840
Phone: (401) 848-5923
Newport Community School (NCS), in collaboration with local schools and community partners, provides educational opportunities to complement classroom learning and supports academic success, personal responsibility and economic self-sufficiency in a vibrant engaged community.
Address: 127 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Hours: Monday - 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday - Thursday am to 7 pm Friday 9 am -4:30 pm
Newport County Community Mental Health Center offers people a chance to have a better and happier quality of life. We serve children, adolescents, families, and adults who are having problems with mental illness, substance abuse or stress in their lives. Our services are family/youth driven and child-centered. We are professional, hopeful, caring, and respectful.
Address: 792 Valley Road Middletown RI
Hours: Mon-Fri 5am-10pm
Phone: (401) 847-9200
The Newport County YMCA provides activities for all ages and abilities including: health & wellness programs, aquatics, lifeguarding and CPR, adult and youth sports leagues, a Special Olympics team and more. Community programs include anti-bullying, and programs to reduce child sexual abuse. We serve men, women, children and families of all ages, races and religions in Newport County. We seek to improve the quality of local life by providing health, wellness, and educational programs.
Phone: (401) 849-3300
The Newport Daily News is a print and online newspaper covering news, sports and entertainment.
Address: 11 Friendship St.
Newport Hospital is Newport County’s only acute care hospital. It is a community hospital with a broad spectrum of services, including an emergency department, an award-winning birthing center, a behavioral health unit, surgical services, a rehabilitation division, and a full range of outpatient services. We serve residents of Newport and South Counties.
Address: 1 Park Holm
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: (401)619-1949 ext 1022
The Newport Housing Authority provides safe, clean and affordable high quality housing for individuals and families at different sites in Newport County. The Housing Authority sees the residents of Newport County as our ultimate customer, and we work to help residents own a home, make their community succeed, and support themselves. We are sincere, dedicated, helpful, concerned, and caring.
Address: 120 Broadway
Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 3pm
Phone: (401) 845-5712
The mission of the Newport Police Department is to provide police service by making the quality of life for Newport County residents better, reducing the fear of crime, keeping the peace, and enforcing the law. We work to keep the public safe. We serve the citizens and public of Newport. We are compassionate, respectful, cooperative, & trustworthy.
Address: 300 Spring St.
Hours: Monday 12:30 -9:00,
The Newport Public Library is a gathering place, community partner, and destination for people of all ages who seek reading, information, culture and enjoyment. Any citizen of the State of R.I. may use the library. All ages and interests are welcome. The Newport Public Library seeks to strengthen the community to learn, be inspired, enjoy themselves and connect people to each other and to the rest of the world.
Address: 15 Wickham Road, Newport, RI 02840-4232
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: (401) 847-2100
Newport Public Schools provides quality education that makes a difference in each student’s life. We believe each student has a right to an education and the responsibility to learn; All students, at the time of graduation, will be ready to reach their life goals; and that parents, families, schools, and the community must all work together so that students are successful and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Address: One Eisenhower Road Newport, RI 02840
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (401) 847-5962
Newport Residents Council, Inc. is the elected body and voice which speaks on behalf of the residents of the Newport Housing Authority of Newport County. We are open and actively involved in protecting the rights of residents in Newport County, providing education, services, and leading all residents toward a “state of well being.” We believe that by working together more gets done, more people get involved, and that we are better together collectively.
Address: c/o city hall 43 broadway newport ri 02840
Hours: By appointment
Phone: (716) 531-8403
The Task Force provides guidance and funding to local organizations to decrease the use of drugs and alcohol throughout the community, with a focus on students aged 14 to 17 years old. The Task Force acts as an advisory committee to the City Manager and provides assistance in updating, redirecting, and improving the focus and effectiveness of the city-wide Substance Abuse Prevention Plan.
Hours: Monday- Friday: By appointment
Open Hours/Children Welcome
11: 00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Parent Partners RI is a parent-to-parent mentoring program in Newport County. Parents and mentors meet to work on the parent’s goals at a wide variety of locations; from family kitchens, to hikes on the beach, schools, art workshops, family court or doctor appointments, coffeehouses, art galleries and yoga classes. PPRI mentors and parents create a natural collaborative relationship based on trust that creates confidence in young parents to educate their children and enhance their work and family lives. Many of the relationships are long term; mentors and mentees become active members in each other’s lives. We believe everyone has talents and potential, that encouragement and care spark personal growth at any age and inspire individuals to create healthy, strong families and communities.
Address: 115 Girard Avenue, Newport RI 02840
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
The Met School’s Paul W. Crowley East Bay Campus is one of six Met Schools in Rhode Island with certified teachers who work to do what’s best for kids. The MET specifically serves high school students and offers a cutting-edge career and technical education program. The Met School’s vision is “to lead vital change in education and impact our community by producing skilled graduates, lifelong learners, and responsible citizens who enjoy their life and work.” We are innovative, creative and invested in our community.
Address: 858 West Main Road
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
The People’s Credit Union provides a wide variety of banking products and services to meet the needs of the community. People’s Credit Union serves individuals and families all over Rhode Island and provides banking solutions for financial success. We are trustworthy, knowledgeable and helpful and we believe that helping individuals and families with their basic banking needs and helping them with their financial goals will help build stronger, healthier communities.
Phone: (401) 276-5588
The Rhode Island Senate is the upper house of the Rhode Island General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Members of the Senate are elected to serve the interests of the public who elected them. The State Senate is responsible for passing laws.
Hours: Business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30 pm
Salve Regina University prepares men and women for responsible lives through liberal arts and professional education. Salve Regina University’s purpose is education, but our promise is to make a difference. Students learn in the classroom and through outside learning programs. They learn skills required live as adults, and they work to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others while enrolled, and after they graduate.
Address: 475 Kilvert Street, Suite 310 Warwick RI, 02886
Phone: (800) 587-5187
The United Healthcare Community Plan helps people live healthier lives. We provide managed care solutions, to state Medicaid programs, and care for our members who may be without the benefit of employer-funded health care coverage. We take great pride in the quality of service we provide our members in the communities we serve.
Address: 114 Touro St Newport RI
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
24 hr. Hotline
Phone: (401)846-5263 Hotline: 1-800-494-8100
The Women’s Resource Center helps to provide a safe place and offer services to anyone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. We serve women, children, families, men and the elderly. We get them the services they need to secure their physical, mental, emotional and financial safety from domestic abuse. We use advocacy, education and empowerment to help prevent domestic violence. We are dedicated to the strength and resiliency of our clients.
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