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USCG Station Castle Hill Newport

 
 

75 Ridge Rd., Newport, RI 02840

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers in Alabama, visit the Alabama Primary Health Care Association website at 
www.alphca.com/Find-A-Health-Center
 
Check the US News Health directory online at 
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/city-index/alabama
 to find the best doctor for your family. 
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at www.findadentist.ada.org

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
In Rhode Island, students must be between the age of 4 and 6. Minimum age for kindergarten entrance is 4 years 7 months before the first day of the school year. All children must attend kindergarten before age 7. LEA may require students admitted to kindergarten to attain the age of 5 on or before August 31 and January 1.

 

Newport Public Schools
Pell Elementary School
Frank E. Thompson Middle School
Rogers High School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Newport Department of Health (401) 222-5960
To prevent disease and protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.

 

Child and Family Services (401) 849-2300
To strengthen individuals, families and the communities in which they live by identifying needs and utilizing best practices.

 

Rhode Island SPCA (401) 438-8150
Founded in 1870, the Society was the first humane organization in Rhode Island and is the 3rd oldest humane organization in the United States. We are the only non-profit animal rescue organization in the state of Rhode Island that is legally able to investigate and prosecute animal cruelty cases.

 

Rhode Island State Police (401) 444-1000
The Rhode Island State Police is a full-service, statewide law enforcement agency whose mission is to fulfill the law enforcement needs of the people with the highest degree of fairness, professionalism and integrity, and protect the inherent rights of the people to live in freedom and safety.