Disability Employment Awareness

The Providence Warwick Convention & Victors Bureau recently presented Jeffrey Pete the Rhode Island’s 2017 Rose Award for Recognition of Service Excellence. Jeffrey invited his family to help him celebrate with his Capital Grille co-workers.

  • Jeffery Pete
    Jeffrey Pete the Rhode Island’s 2017 Rose Award for Recognition of Service Excellence
  • Providence Warwick Convention & Victors Bureau recently presented Jeffrey Pete the Rhode Island’s 2017 Rose Award for Recognition of Service Excellence
NAMI Walks 2017

Each year, NAMI Walks raises awareness about the issue of mental illness, stigma and brings people together for a great day of camaraderie.

The funds raised are used to ensure that NAMI programs and services are free of charge to those in need; this year, more than $55,000 was raised. Thanks to all those who participated and/or made a donation!

From left: Tom Martin and Director Becky Boss of BHDDH, Dr. James Sullivan of Butler Hospital, Representative Aaron Regunberg and Senator Josh Miller.

RIPIN 2017

RIPIN’s 8th Annual Transition 101 Parent Conference

Friday, December 1, 2017 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Radisson Providence Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Rd, ,
Warwick, RI 02886

Introduction and Overview of the Transition Process

This parent conference is an introduction to the transition process in Rhode Island schools for families of students with disabilities ages 14-21 who are entering or involved in transition. This all-day event has more than a dozen exhibits and numerous workshops to choose from.

Learn more here.

The Transition 101 Parent Conference is an event not to be missed!

New this year- Pre-registration of sessions!

NAMI Family Support Groups
NAMI Groups

NAMI Family Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Most groups meet monthly for about 90 minutes. NAMI Support Groups leverage the collective knowledge and experience of all the participants. .

You don’t need to register to attend.

For more information about Family to Family groups in your area, please visit our Programs and Services page, call them at 401-331-3060 or email at info@namirhodeisland.org.