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145 years of taking care of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children

We work together with children, adults, and families to build resilience and a sense of worth.

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Providing accessible mental health services to over 125 children, adults, and families

Offering diverse services to assist individuals and families affected by sexual abuse, exploitation, and other traumas.

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Building bright futures

George N. Hunt campus school is a K-12 school for students with learning & behavioral challenges. Providing individualized special education & therapy.

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Children, Youth, and Adults Per Year

Years of Service

Individualized Programs

Helping children, adults and families with mental health and special education needs

Residential Services

Offers comprehensive therapeutic interventions for individuals aged 6-18, encompassing a variety of individual, group, and family clinical services.

    Shepherd Counseling Center

    Delivers services in both community and office settings to support children, adults, and families impacted by sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and other traumatic experiences.

    George N. Hunt School

    Provides highly organized and personalized instruction along with therapeutic services to students facing challenges in learning, social interactions, emotional well-being, and behavior.

    Make A Difference With Us

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    Ways To Get Involved

    Find ways you can contribute and have a positive impact on the lives of children, adults, and families in Rhode Island.


    Join Our Team

    Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to become part of a diverse and talented team of social service professionals? If so, St. Mary’s Home for Children is looking for you!


    Attend Our Webinars

    Learn about working with sexual abuse/sexual exploitation survivors during the Shepherd Training Series Webinars. Earn 2 CEUs per session!


    Give to St Mary’s Home for Children

    Donations provide funding for clinical programs that are an integral part of a successful treatment process.

    Thank you for your generous support!

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    Improving Mental Health

    St. Mary’s is proud to announce that we are collaborating with the State of Rhode Island to build a new 12-bed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) for girls on our North Providence campus!

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    Impact Of Your Support

    Read about the needs of children in Rhode Island.  Hear from clients about the remarkable impact your support has had on the lives of children, adults, and families around the state.

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    Explore how St. Mary’s Home for Children has been making a difference in the lives of children! We are proud to share our journey and impact through various media coverage.


    Programs And Services

    Learn more about our three main program areas – Residential, Outpatient, and School – and how you can obtain services.

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