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Family Support Programs

Basic Needs Support and Service Referral

Ensuring children and their families successfully overcome obstacles.

CCF provides basic needs to families for any requests they may have:

  • Emergency help with food, clothing, and household items
  • Assistance with heating and electric bills
  • Translation services
  • Information and referral to partner community agencies

Woonsocket Agencies in Action is a coalition of churches and community agencies running emergency food pantries in Woonsocket. This group shares resources, jointly seeks funding to purchase protein items, and coordinates the distribution of fresh produce to Woonsocket families as part of the Pantry Express Program offered during the summer and early fall.

For more information, call Kat Norville at 401.766.3384.

Parent as Teachers Program

Ensuring children and families lead healthy, self-sufficient lives

Parents as Teachers Blue Ribbon Affiliate LogoParents As Teachers (PAT) is a nationally-recognized home visiting program for families with small children, prenatal to age five. Certified parent educators provide parents with educational materials, activities, and other supports to foster positive childhood development: 

  • Home-based parenting and family support
  • Case management  services to assist families with their goals for success
  • Monthly parent workshops and family activity nights

In 2018, CCF completed the Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process and earned the highest designation: Blue Ribbon Affiliate status. Being named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that CCF is among the highest quality members of the home visitation and parent education field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model with fidelity and quality.