WELCOME TO THE RHODE ISLAND RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.
RHODE ISLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: MICHELE BAILEY CHAUDHRY
RHODE ISLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JANE HESSER
In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.
Families First Rhode Island
Families First Rhode Island is a grassroots non-profit that provides support to pregnant women and mothers of newborns who may be at risk for, or are already experiencing Postpartum Depression.
Qualified and trained volunteers serve as compassionate mentors with weekly in-home visits until the baby’s first birthday. Our informal gatherings offer an expanded support system, parenting education, and the tools to find resources in the community. All services are free of charge.
For more information, contact Sally Harrison
Telephone: (401) 383-9933
Rhode Island New Moms Connection offers pregnancy and new mom support groups throughout Rhode Island. These discussion groups provide women a safe, non-judgmental space to share their experiences, gather resources, and grow their community of mom friends. Groups are hosted by Kristen Kardos, MA Ed, CLC, Postpartum Doula and Kathy McGuigan, MSW, LSW and are open to all moms. For more information, please contact Kristen (401) 787-0420 or Kathy (401) 480-9486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.
If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis with any questions.