KIDS' Link RI
Kids’ Link RI is a hotline for children in emotional crisis. A program offered in collaboration with Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children suffering from behavioral problems or psychiatric illness.
Call the hotline if your child is:
- Feeling excessive anger or sadness
- Lashing out at siblings, friends, and adults
- Having behavior problems at school
- Having severe worries
- Hurting himself/herself or others
The free hotline, 1-855-543-5465, connects parents and caregivers to children’s services in Rhode Island, and helps parents determine the best place to go for treatment and counseling. With this confidential hotline, parents and caregivers can dial a toll-free number, speak to emergency service clinicians.