Child & Family’s Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP) Program

Program Description 

Child & Family’s East Bay Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP) is a prevention program funded by the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families to support the success of families living in the East Bay Region of Rhode Island. The FCCP assists families in navigating services or identifying resources that may be available to help their family. The FCCP brings community–based service providers, family members, and friends together to build a stronger, brighter future for your family. Whether experiencing issues within the school, home, or community, the FCCP can help your family develop a plan, mobilize natural/formal supports, and assist you as you work toward achieving your goals. 

The FCCP provides Wraparound services to support families in the following areas:

  • Educational Concerns
  • Housing Insecurity
  • Financial and Employment Concerns/Needs
  • Parental and/or Child Substance Use
  • Parental and/or Child Mental Health, Behavioral, and Developmental Needs
  • Domestic and Community Violence
  • Legal Status / Immigration Resources
  • Youth Diversion Program (YDP) and Wayward Disobedient Petition (WDP)
  • Other factors causing parental and family stress or creating barriers to meeting basic needs such as food, clothing, transportation.


A family may be eligible for the FCCP program if they meet the following criteria:

  • The family has one or more children 0-17 years of age who are presently living within the home, within the care of their parent(s) or guardian(s).
  • The family is able to meet with an FCCP worker in person weekly for 30-60 minutes.

And have one or more of the following areas of need:

  • The family is at risk of DCYF involvement due to potential for abuse/neglect
  • Risk factors such as behavioral health, mental health, substance use, and/or domestic violence
  • Involvement with Juvenile Justice (probation or leaving RI Training School)
  • Youth Diversion Program (YDP) 9-17 or Wayward Disobedient Petition (WDP) 12-17
  • In need of referral to services that support with basic needs (food, clothing, transportation, housing/shelter), employment, education, mental health/medical/dental needs etc.

The family does not need to be involved with DCYF to participate in the FCCP program.

Child & Family’s FCCP serves families who live in the East Bay area of Rhode Island (Barrington, Bristol, Warren, Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport, and Jamestown) To find the FCCP provider in your area, please visit .

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our Child & Family “Contact Us” page and select “Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP)” from the dropdown menu.

About Us

Child & Family’s commitment to our community has been strong and unwavering since we began serving Newport County and Rhode Island in 1866. Our core values that led us this far will carry us through to brighter days, especially now, as our services are more valuable than ever. Child & Family has developed various programs to support all in need, regardless of age or situation. We provide early childhood development education and care, housing for women and children, foster care services, counseling for seniors in times of struggle, and family therapy. Our devotion to helping the most vulnerable populations binds us together and creates an important sense of solidarity during these difficult times.

Contact Info

Jenn Griffith, LICSW

Phone number: (401) 848-4124


Address: 31 John Clarke Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
               1268 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02905