Child Advocate Handbook

Download A Guide to Child Advocacy in Rhode Island
The Office of the Child Advocate developed this guide to the child welfare system and Family Court in Rhode Island, as a means to educate and enhance advocacy for children in Rhode Island.

Child Advocate Brochure

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Download the Child Advocate Brochure (Spanish)
This publication is a brochure explaining the role and statutory authority of the Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate. It is hoped that this booklet will be a helpful guide to those inquiring about the duties and responsibilities of our office. In addition, this brochure discloses the Children Bill of Rights.

Kids Rights Handbook

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The Office of the Child Advocate for the State of Rhode Island is privileged to release this publication. It is hoped that it will be used as a vehicle to answer many questions which teens have regarding their rights and laws in Rhode Island that affect them. This document was published through a grant that was awarded to the Office of the Child Advocate by the Rhode Island Foundation. The Handbook has recently been updated, addressing new legal issues that have come to the OCA’s attention, as well as updating the legal authorities within the Handbook.