Getting Started | Searching for Children | Pre-Placement | Post-Adoption Support and Resources

Getting Started

Searching for Children

  • Adoption Rhode Island
    Photo listing featuring waiting children in Rhode Island.
  • Out of State Submissions
    Outlines the submission process for families living outside of Rhode Island who are interested in submitting for children on the Adoption Rhode Island website.
  • WWK Recruiters
    Scroll down and click on Rhode Island to view contact information for Wendy's Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Rhode Island children.


  • ICPC Information
    Provides general information about ICPC process in Rhode Island, including contact information for state ICPC offices.

Post-Adoption Support & Resources

  • Adoption Assistance
    Select Rhode Island to view more information on adoption assistance in Rhode Island, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
  • Child & Family Support Program
    Adoption Rhode Island provides children and families with post-adoption support services, including counseling, education and support, outreach and referrals, adoption preparation services, and more.
  • Clinical Support Program
    Adoption Rhode Island provides children and families with outpatient and in-home services. Their services include therapy, support groups for families, support groups for teens, adoption preparation, and disruption prevention.
  • Parent and Family Support
    Adoption Rhode Island provides parent and family support services, including a Mom's Group and a Dad's group for potential and current adoptive moms and dads.
  • Preserving Families Program
    Adoption Rhode Island provides adoptive families with a preservation program aimed at stengthening an adoptive family. Services include counseling, parent education and support groups, advocacy, after-hours support, and recreational activities for adoptive families.
  • State Subsidy Information
    NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Rhode Island.