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Mission Statement

Established in 1995 with funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, Connecting for Children and Families (CCF) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Woonsocket, one of Rhode Island’s core urban cities. Our mission, to transform the lives of Woonsocket children through high quality educational opportunities and family support, is accomplished through strong community partnerships and advocacy.

CCF offers high quality programs and initiatives, and the scope of services and numbers of families served has grown to make CCF one of the premier family support organizations in Northern Rhode Island.

CCF makes a difference in Northern RI by:

  • Helping children get a good start in life with high quality early childhood programs.
  • Connecting families with supportive services, so their children will do well in school.
  • Ensuring that families live in a safe and welcoming community where there are many opportunities to succeed.



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Connecting for Children and Families recruiting for FREE job training

Northern Rhode Island Career Academy focusing on call center and banking positions

Woonsocket, RI (September 23, 2016) - Connecting for Children and Families (CCF) is currently recruiting applicants for the Northern Rhode Island Career Academy, a workforce training program funded by a Real Jobs Rhode Island grant. Classes are scheduled to begin October 17.

CCF is seeking Rhode Island residents who are interested in free skills training in the customer service industry, specifically positions that focus on bank/cash handling, call center, and bookkeeping/accounting. Current employer partners include Amica Mutual Insurance Company, Bank of America, Citizens Bank, CVS Health, Innovex, Navigant Credit Union, and Pawtucket Credit Union.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Nicole Morillo at or 401.766.3384 ext. 225. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.






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