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Children’s Friend keeps its employees fit for work

PBN Healthiest Employers Awards 2022 15-499 EMPLOYEES 4. CHILDREN’S FRIEND AND SERVICE CEO (or equivalent): David Caprio, CEO and president Number of employees: 345 CHILDREN’S FRIEND AND SERVICE’S...

RIPEC: R.I. total spending grew 16.1% from FY14-19

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state and local governments outspent the national average in fiscal 2019, the latest year for which such data are available,...
ERIN SPAULDING has been named the new executive director for Connecting for Children and Families in Woonsocket. / COURTESY CONNECTING FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Spaulding named Connecting for Children and Families’ new executive director

WOONSOCKET – Erin Spaulding, the former senior vice president of youth development and family strengthening for Old Colony YMCA, has been named executive director...

Postcards could be effective tool in social safety net

President Joe Biden’s social safety net bill faces a tough road to passage. If it is passed, there’s another challenge ahead: How to get...
holiday cheer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island employees gather for a Christmas party at the office.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island provides the right match...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Social-Services Agency: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island AS AN ORGANIZATION devoted to providing children in Rhode Island communities...
CLASS LEADER: Middle school teacher Jana Gasboro helps a student at St. Mary’s Home for Children in North Providence. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Social-service organizations finding ways to stay essential, even in hard times

Providing essential services to those with disabilities can be challenging in the best of times. But as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life for many people,...
DAY ONE, a Providence-based nonprofit that offers services to abuse victims, announced that its funding from the federal Victims of Crimes Act funding for 2021 has been cut by more than $400,000.

Day One director calls projected $400K funding cut ‘dangerous’

PROVIDENCE – Day One, Rhode Island’s lone agency that directly addresses issues of sexual assault, faces a $400,000 budget cut for 2021 that Executive...
JOLLY GOOD TIME: Employees at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island gather during a Christmas party. 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

PBN Best Places to Work 2020 SMALL COMPANIES 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island Employees in R.I.: 45 Executive Director Katje Afonseca Questions answered by: Katje...
TEAMWORK: Tides Family Services team members work together during a summer retreat in 2019. / COURTESY TIDES FAMILY SERVICES

Tides Family Services

PBN Best Places to Work 2020 MIDSIZE COMPANIES 9. Tides Family Services Employees in R.I.: 132 CEO and President Beth Bixby Questions answered by: Beth Bixby What support programs...
MEETUP: Rhode Island Parent Information Network employees gather at the nonprofit’s annual staff meeting. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PARENT INFORMATION NETWORK

Rhode Island Parent Information Network

PBN Best Places to Work 2020 MIDSIZE COMPANIES 19. Rhode Island Parent Information Network Employees in R.I.: 101 Executive Director Samuel Salganik Questions answered by: Growth and Development...

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