Family/Community Resource Center La Center School District

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La Center School Districts Family Community Resource Center is committed to providing student and families need resources, referral services, enriched learning opportunity's and community connections.

WatchDOG Pizza Party Kick Off!

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 6-7pm

700 East 4th Street

La Center, WA

Calling all Fathers, Grandfathers, Uncles and other Father-Figures! WE NEED YOU!

Come join us for our annual kick off party and volunteer to become a WatchDOG for the 2015-16 school year! We encourage you to bring your students and childcare will be provided during the presentation. Please RSVP by Monday October 26th @ mindi.payne@lacenterschools.org or call 360-263-2134 EXT. 231

What's up at FCRC?

Jump Start Backpack Program: We currently have handed out 165 backpacks and supplies to La Center Students in need. Our total number is up by 39% from the previous school year. We are continuing to receive donations from many new partners in the area as back to school drives are wrapping up.

1-2-3 Grow and Learn:Meeting every Wednesday at 9:30 AM this free early education program will help your child learn and grow with our teachers from ESD 112. There is focused parent-child time, socializing with other families, school readiness activities and healthy snacks. No registration is required. Please come and join us in the Family-Community Resource Center!

Building Up: Our job placement and resume writing program continues to show growth and success. We currently have 15 individuals that we are working with on resume building, 5 currently in the job search process and a grand total of 18 that have been placed in jobs with us since May.

Benvinidos Night: Working with Mr. Kidd, our new Associate Principal for the Elementary School, we now have a night devoted to our Spanish speaking families. Each night has a theme but we also talk about testing, discipline, school policies, as well as a Q and A section. We will be meeting:

November 19th

January 21st

Fenuary 18th

March 17th

April 21st

May 19th.

How about our Programs?

*Basic needs: Food, Housing, Clothing Resources and Referrals

*Access to Individual and Family Counseling Resources

*Attendance Help

*Resume and Job Search Services

*Parent Academies

*Early Childhood Education Programs


Can you help?

The FCRC is a self-sustaining program that distributes resources to La Center families in need. We are always looking for donations to assist families in crisis. If you or someone you know can donate please let us know!


  • Canned Fruits
  • Canned Vegetables, especially corn and mixed veggies
  • Dried Fruit
  • Trail Mix
  • Small packs of Crackers
  • Lunch-size microwaveable meals
  • Juice/Drinks (20 oz or less), especially apple & grape juice
  • Canned Meats, especially Turkey, Chicken, & Spam
  • Canned Ravioli
  • Canned Stew (smaller cans)
  • Top Ramen
  • Energy Bars, Granola Bars, Breakfast Bars
  • Other Non-perishable Food Items
  • Gift Cards: Safeway and Winco

Personal Care Items

  • Lotions
  • Chapstick
  • Deodorant