Building life-long connections and changing futures

ADOPTION & PERMANENCY

We deliver innovative practices in order to find families for children in foster care and to assist those children and families throughout the adoption process and beyond.

COUNSELING & FAMILY SUPPORT

We provide opportunities for children, youth and families to heal and thrive through trauma- informed, permanency-competent and evidenced-based interventions.

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT SERVICES

We help youth repair, rebuild and develop new positive family and community relationships, achieve their educational goals, and develop critical life and career skills in order to transition successfully to adulthood.

ADVOCACY, TRAINING & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

We advance best practices and build the capacity of the child serving workforce through education, advocacy and strategic partnerships.

ADOPTION & PERMANENCY

We deliver innovative practices in order to find families for children in foster care and to assist those children and families throughout the adoption process and beyond.

COUNSELING & FAMILY SUPPORT

We provide opportunities for children, youth and families to heal and thrive through trauma- informed, permanency-competent and evidenced-based interventions.

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT SERVICES

We help youth repair, rebuild and develop new positive family and community relationships, achieve their educational goals, and develop critical life and career skills in order to transition successfully to adulthood.

ADVOCACY, TRAINING & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

We advance best practices and build the capacity of the child serving workforce through education, advocacy and strategic partnerships.
With many thanks to Massimoto Media, we are proud to introduce you to Miguel and our Copley Chambers program, as well as our highly successful Extreme Family Finding program…

" Adoption Rhode Island - Celebrating 40 Years of Changing Lives for Children and Youth in Foster Care"

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" All my life I dreamed of becoming a Mom...Thank you ARI for helping our family's dreams come true! "

- The Hunt Family

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" ARI’s informative panel discussions around race and culture in adoption and foster care are bringing together so many people who care about supporting children and families in a culturally sensitive way. It’s important work that I’m proud to support."

- Sulina Mohanty, Educational Consultant & Entrepreneur

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" ARI was where I first met my family. I was older and had waited a long time. Meeting them changed my life for the better, forever."

- Rashae

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" Non-Discrimation Policy"

- Adoption Rhode Island is firmly committed to equal opportunity and equity of access and does not permit and takes actions to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability/ability, marital status, and/or family status in provision of serving youth, children, pre-adoptive or adoptive families, or waiting families at the organization.

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" Commitment to Equity"

- We unequivocally denounce racism, intolerance , and exclusion. We unequivocally denounce racism, intolerance, and exclusion. We denounce hate in all its forms.We believe taking a stand is not enough. We, have been on a path of exploration to identify how to more fully operationalize our core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all our policies, programs and advocacy endeavors, as well as model those values as we advance our mission. We believe that embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as organizational values, is a way to intentionally make space for positive outcomes to flourish.

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