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Welcome to our Family-Community Resource Center!

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Learning can be difficult when students’ basic needs aren’t met. The goal of Family-Community Resource Centers is to help all children succeed, and we do that by removing barriers and connecting families with available community resources.

Help can come in many forms: anything from student homework help and school supplies to health services and dental care, clothing, food, emergency housing, job assistance, early childhood education, assistance with GED preparation and more.

Call us today at 360-313-3074 or stop by our center. We are here to help.

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Share Food Bags if your family is in need of food support, your child can receive a weekly food bag provided by Share. Please see Mrs. Owen in the Resource Center or call 313-3074 to [...]

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Upcoming FCRC events

What’s happening in the FCRC

1, 2, 3 Grow & Learn

Any family with a child up to 5 years old can join us for our 1,2,3 Grow & Learn group. This free, drop-in program meets at Washington on Monday mornings from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Join us and meet new friends, play together as a group, complete school-readiness activities, have a snack and so much more.

English conversation circles

Join us once a week in an informal group setting to practice English conversation skills.  The group is led by a fluent English speakers who is experienced in helping everyone feel comfortable engaging in conversation.

Share food bags

Share graciously supplies Washington Elementary with food bags to help families with food over the weekend.  These bags are filled with easy-to-prepare food.  Packs may include: a protein, a grain, canned beans or soup, a boxed meal, a vegetable or a fruit and a snack.  Food bags are distributed to students each Thursday.   

If you would like to receive a weekly food bag from Share or would like more information about this program, please contact Elizabeth in the Family Resource Center at 313-3050.

Fresh food pantry

In partnership with Share and Clark County Food Bank, Washington Elementary offers a FREE fresh food pantry twice a month.  Food items differ slightly each time, the types of items you can usually choose from are dairy products, meat, bread, and fresh produce.   All Washington Elementary families are welcome.  Our pantries are normally on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Mananas Latinas

Mananas Latinas is a group of Latino parents who meet monthly for conversation and friendship, the opportunity to help with school projects, to learn and make various crafts, discuss information about the school, and more.  Join us on the first Tuesday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. to experience Mananas Latinas.