By: Andrea Dillon
Homeschooling is a grand adventure for both parents and children. One of the first steps when deciding to homeschool is to reach out to local homeschoolers for support, comradery, and interactions. Below we have different Rhode Island co-ops and Rhode Island homeschool groups to help get you started on your homeschooling journey.
Navigate the page by clicking the sections below to go to statewide, and local groups by county. To have your group listed please add the information in the comments below or contact me here.
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Rhode Island Statewide Homeschool Groups
Statewide homeschool groups can help you find different resources that are available throughout the state. These groups can help locate local homeschool groups, co-op homeschool groups, and virtual homeschool groups in Rhode Island.
“ENRICHri is an inclusive, non-religious community which provides support, friendship, and guidance for homeschooling families in Southern New England and promotes homeschooling within the greater community. ENRICHri will achieve this purpose through promoting the development of a supportive homeschooling community for parents and children, providing opportunities for relevant, affordable, real-world learning and group homeschooling opportunities, and advocating for our members in the community.”
“This is a group for parents of Homeschooled children in Rhode Island with any special need.”
“Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers (RIGHT) is a statewide, member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been serving the needs and protecting the rights of homeschoolers since 1987. RIGHT is an all-volunteer homeschool organization led by a voting Governing Board. RIGHT is committed to the advancement of home education and to protecting every family’s right to homeschool their children. Part of its mission is to support homeschooling as an educational choice. RIGHT serves all homeschoolers, regardless of religious or philosophical beliefs, and membership is open to all.”
Rhode Island County Groups
Most homeschooling families are looking for the direct personal connection that local homeschooling groups can provide. Below are Rhode Island homeschool groups and Rhode Island co-ops sorted by county.
“Southcoast Homeschoolers & Unschoolers is a group for parents living on or near the Southcoast of MA and RI (along the I-195 from Fall River to Wareham, MA and including Little Compton and Tiverton, RI), who are currently home/unschooling or are interested in learning how to make home/unschooling work for their families.”
“A group for Unschooling families, and others interested in Unschooling, in the Providence, Rhode Island area, to connect, support, and share events.”