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Providence Talks


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Families & Children Enrolled

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Weekly Virtual Sessions

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Successful Parents & Caregivers

Talk To Teach

Parents who talk with their children lay the foundation for language and learning success.

Play To Learn

Learn to play & engage in ways that enhance brain development

Read To Grow

You are your child’s first and best teacher

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Impact A Child

Providence Talks is on a mission to create meaningful language and communication opportunities for children. These connections are made available to families through referrals from parents, educators and caregivers like you.

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Partner With Us

Providence Talks is happy to provide promotional materials to doctor’s offices, WIC Clinics, Libraries, Community Centers, and any organization serving families with young children. We are also looking forward to planning playgroups at partner organizations – let’s get the conversation going now!

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Additional Resources

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Professional Development For Childcare

Transform interactions in child care through job-embedded professional development.

Providence Talks plans to pilot “LENA Grow” at our childcare center at Federal Hill House in 2021, and to offer programming and technical assistance at other Providence-based childcare centers by summer 2021.


Of teachers reported increased job satisfaction.


Increase in Conversational turns for children who started below average