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Supporting Families, Building Community

What is 'The Huddle Center'?

The Huddle Center, a Family Support Center, is an initiative of the OneCranston Health Equity Zone of CCAP to provide services that help Cranston families navigate needs, access parenting tips and tricks, and connect with each other. Join us for drop-in hours 6 days per week; there is something for everyone!

We offer Cranston families:

Connection to local resources and guidance on navigating family life

Evidence-based Family Check Up and Everyday Parenting sessions

Parenting workshops and opportunities for connection

Family events for all ages

On-site connection to services from local organizations


Join us during our drop-in hours! We are located at:
70 Gansett Avenue, Cranston RI 02920
(Right across from Bain Track, on-street parking available)
Our Hours of Operation
9AM - 12PM / 1PM - 4PM
9AM - 12PM / 2PM - 7PM
9AM - 12PM / 2PM - 4PM
9AM - 12PM / 2PM - 7PM
9AM - 12PM / 1PM - 4PM
9 a. m. - 2 p. m.
Address & Hours

-Cranston mother of 3

"The Huddle is a phenomenal place to socialize and make connections with the community, along with all the resources they provide. It is the place to develop, discover and to explore for kids and adults."
Our Services

We work to offer drop-in services to increase community-based networks of support for residents and families.

A 3 session strengths-based program that promotes child well-being by improving parenting and family management practices.

Family Check Ups

Open to Cranston families with children ages 2 - 17

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Everyday Parenting
Image by Alexander Dummer

A series diving into evidence-based parenting tips and tricks for Cranston families. 

Everyday Parenting or EDP can help with:

better listening

stronger relationships

healthy limits


  • Drop-in hours for questions, connection to local resources, support 

  • Drop-in family friendly activities/events 

  • Drop-in services from local agencies 

  • Recurring education & support groups

  • Family Check Up & Everyday Parenting 

  • Teen groups for scheduled activities 

If you are interested in learning about other services we offer, please get in touch with Brandi Silvia, Family Support Coordinator, at


Hablamos Español!

Our Services
Tour of the Center
Main Space

When you first walk in, you will be welcomed into this cozy area, with an array of seating arrangements that serve as a waiting room and central space while activities in other rooms are being hosted. In this space, families, and individuals can converse with one another, engage with staff, and take the next steps toward registering with our center and receiving services.

Tour of Center
English Class

Para preguntas generales, contáctenos en

Si tiene preguntas específicas sobre el Centro de Apoyo Familiar y los servicios que ofrecemos, no dude en comunicarse con nuestra Coordinadora de Apoyo Familiar, Brandi, en  o (401) 302 - 2145.

Our Proud Backbone Agency
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Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP) is proud to be the backbone agency for the Cranston Health Equity Zone. CCAP is one of Rhode Island’s largest organizations dedicated solely to fighting the war on poverty. We provide a wide spectrum of services and benefits that are designed to help those in immediate need and empower anyone desiring to become more self-sufficient.

For a full list of CCAP programs and services, please visit here.

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Main Office

1090 Cranston Street

Cranston, RI 02920

(401) 714 - 7004

Family Support Center

70 Gansett Avenue

Cranston, RI 02920

(401) 209-6655

Staff not always in office. Please call ahead.

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The OneCranston Health Equity Zone is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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