The Office of the Child Advocate is available to address concerns regarding children in the care and/or custody of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. You may contact our office at 401-462-4300, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM. After hours, you can leave a voicemail and we will retrieve your message the following business day.
The Office of the Child Advocate does not provide emergency responses to reports of neglect or child abuse. If you have information regarding the abuse or neglect of a child you should immediately call 1-800-RI-CHILD (1-800-742-4453) to report this information.