DCYF Divisions & Offices

If you need to reach DCYF staff, below are the main contacts for our divisions:

Acting Director 
Kevin Aucoin     
401-528-3540    
kevin.aucoin@dcyf.ri.gov

Acting Deputy Director / Assistant Director of Contracts
Deborah Buffi   
401-528-358
deb.buffi@dcyf.ri.gov

Public Information Officer
Damaris Teixeira
401-479-2125
damaris.teixeira@dcyf.ri.gov

Assistant Director
Stephanie Terry
401-528-3465
stephanie.terry@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services
Vincent McAteer
401-528-3573
vincent.mcateer@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services             
Domenic Lancellotta
401-528-3459
domenic.lancellotta@dcyf.ri.gov

Chief of Children's Mental Health & Education
Chris Strnad
401-528-3766
christopher.strnad@dcyf.ri.gov

Regional Director
Dorn Dougan
401-528-3820
dorn.dougan@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services
Heather Warner
401-528-3794
heather.warner@dcyf.ri.gov

Assistant Administrator Family & Children Services
Diane Savage
401-528-3637
diane.savage@dcyf.ri.gov

Interdepartmental Project Manager/Grants
Pamela Kelley
401-528-3771
pamela.kelley@dcyf.ri.gov

Interdepartmental Project Manager/Policy Director
Sarah St. Jaques
401-408-5283
sarah.stjacques@dcyf.ri.gov

Executive Director
Larome Myrick
401-462-6612
larome.myrick@dcyf.ri.gov

Superintendent
Brian Terry
401-462-3280
brian.terry@dcyf.ri.gov

Principal
Heather Dos Santos
401-462-7253
heather.dossantos@dcyf.ri.gov

Associate Director, JCS
Jessica Nash
401-462-6649
jessica.nash@dcyf.ri.gov

Clinical Director, Psychologist
Mary Clair-Michaud
401-462-7208
mary.clairmichaud@dcyf.ri.gov

Assistant Director
Winsome Stone
401-528-3685
winsome.stone@dcyf.ri.gov

Voluntary Extension of Care (VEC) / Family Support Unit
Joan Harmon
401-528-3745
joan.harmon@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services - Region 1         
Kim Burrows
401-528-3533
kim.burrows@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services - Region 2
Lori Fernandes
401-254-7010
lori.fernandes@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services - Region 3
Brandi DiDino
401-792-5083
brandi.didino@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services - Region 4
Valerie Angelone
401-528-3602
valerie.angelone@dcyf.ri.gov

Programming Services Officer/ Facilities
Pamela Leary
401-639-8555
pamela.leary@dcyf.ri.gov 

Human Resources Interdepartmental Project Manager
Colleen Walters
401-528-3545
colleen.walters@dcyf.ri.gov

Workforce Development, Chief of Staff Development
Lori Geiselman
401-528-3902
lori.geiselman@dcyf.ri.gov

IT Manager
Leon Saunders
401-528-3850
leon.saunders@doit.ri.gov

Technical Support Manager
Darryl Superczynski
401-528-3402
darryl.superczynski@doit.ri.gov

Administrator and Legal Support Services Administrator
Hessler Patricia
401-528-3575
patricia.hessler@dcyf.ri.gov

Chief Legal Counsel
Deborah Palumbo
401-528-3555
deborah.palumbo@dcyf.ri.gov

ADA/504 Educational Coordinator
Mike Burk
401-528-3576
mike.burk@dcyf.ri.gov

Division Administrator Family & Adult Services
Lori D'Alessio
401-528-3673
lori.dalessio@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator Family & Children Services
Melissa Aguiar-Rivard
401-528-3515
melissa.aguiarrivard@dcyf.ri.gov

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Hageman
401-528-3630
chris.hageman@dcyf.ri.gov

Administrator, Financial Management
Lindsey Callahan
401-528-3633
lindsey.callahan@dcyf.ri.gov

Chief of Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Colleen Caron
401-528-3720
colleen.caron@dcyf.ri.gov

Council on Accreditation (COA) 
Adam Williams
tbd
adam.williams@dcyf.ri.gov

Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSR)
Fernanda Watson
401-528-3626
fernanda.watson@dcyf.ri.gov

Change Management
Christine Oberdorf
401-528-3726
christine.oberdorf@dcyf.ri.gov

Human Resources Interdepartmental Project Manager
Colleen Walters
401-528-3545
colleen.walters@dcyf.ri.gov

DCYF Regional Office Information – Family Services Unit (FSU)

Region 1 (Covering City of Providence)
101 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02903-3716
Phone: (401) 528-3500
Directions to Main Office

Region 2 (Covering East Bay)
530 Wood Street Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: (401) 254-7000
Directions to Region 2 Office

Region 3 (Covering South, Kent and Washington Counties)
4808 Tower Hill Road Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 792-5000
Directions to Region 3 Office

Region 4 (Covering Northern and Northwestern RI)
101 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 528-3500
Directions to Main Office

Division of Youth Development (Juvenile Justice)

Rhode Island Training School
57 Power Road Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-7390
Directions to Rhode Island Training School

Juvenile Probation & Parole

Administration
Phone: (401) 462-6612
4 Cherrydale Court, Cranston, RI 02920

Pawtucket
Phone: (401) 727-6500
242 Dexter Street Pawtucket, RI 02860

Court Unit and Interstate Compact for Juveniles
Phone: (401) 528-3520
101 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02903

Providence
Phone: (401) 528-3535
101 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02903

Cranston
Phone: (401) 462-6602
4 Cherrydale Court, Cranston, RI 02920

South County Unit
Howard McGrath Judicial Complex
Phone: (401) 782-4160
4800 Tower Hill Road, Ste. 157 Wakefield, RI 02879

Kent County
Phone: (401) 822-6845
222 Quaker Lane Warwick, RI 02886

Woonsocket Unit
Phone: (401) 766-8318
191 Social Street Woonsocket, RI 02895

Newport
Phone: (401) 841-8360
45 Washington Street Newport, RI 02840

Licensing & Resource Families

Foster Care (Recruitment)
Phone: (401) 952-0262
Email: dcyf.rds@dcyf.ri.gov

Adoption and Guardianship Subsidies
Phone: (401) 528-3743

Foster Care (Licensing)
Phone: (401) 528-3549

Directions

From the North:
Take I-95 South or Route 146 South to Providence. Use the 2nd from the right lane to take exit 22A-22B-22C for RI-10 W/Providence Pl toward US-6 W. Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 22A, follow signs for Downtown/Memorial Blvd. Continue on Memorial Blvd. Drive to Friendship St. Continue onto Memorial Blvd. Continue straight onto Dyer St. Turn right onto Clifford St. Turn right onto Richmond St. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Friendship St. Destination will be on the left.
From the South:
Take I-95 North to Providence. Take exit 20 for Point St. Continue onto E Franklin St. Turn right onto Friendship St. Destination will be on the left.
From the East:
Take I-195 West to Providence. Use the right lane to continue on US-6 W.Take exit 1A for Point Street. Continue onto E Franklin St. Turn right onto Friendship St. Destination will be on the left.
From the West:
Take U.S. Route 6 East. Take the Memorial Boulevard exit toward Downtown. Continue onto Memorial Blvd. Continue straight onto Dyer St. Turn right onto Clifford St. Turn right onto Richmond St. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Friendship St. Destination will be on the left.