ChildcareFamilyAre You Eligible For Free Pre-K Care in Rhode Island?

May 24, 20210



Rhode Island Pre-K Lottery is still open and accepting applications until July 6, 2021, at 11:59 pm


Am I Eligible For Free Pre-K Lottery?


If you have a four-year-old child and reside in one of 17 eligible communities: Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, East Providence, Johnston, Middletown, Newport, North Kingstown, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, South Kingstown, Warren, Warwick, Westerly, West Warwick, and Woonsocket, you will be eligible to receive free, high-quality Pre-K education. 


How Do I Enter My Child?


To start the application you need the following

  1. An active email address
  2. Working Phone Number
  3. Child’s Legal Name
  4. Child’s Date of Birth (Must be 4 by 9/1/2011)
  5. Child’s address
  6. Monthly Household Income (The Lottery is not income-dependent)


Once you upload your application into the system you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not, follow up with the program. 


Questions? Contact


To Apply Click HERE 


To Learn More Click HERE 

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