About the Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center links Wayne-Westland families with agencies, organizations, volunteer groups and schools to meet their social, emotional, physical and academic needs. The Family Resource Center is located inside of Adams Middle School.

Mission Statement

We partner with families, the community, and school district staff in order to positively impact the success of every Wayne-Westland student. Through a collaborative effort, we link families with agencies, organizations, volunteer groups, and schools to meet their social, emotional, physical and academic needs.

Amanda Dybus is the District Homeless Liaison, and if anyone has a question or a concern about a family who they think may be experiencing homelessness, please call her at 734-419-2709.

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FRC Donations from National Technical Honor Society

Students in the National Technical Honor Society at the William D. Ford Career Technical Center collected over 500 toiletry items for WWCS students and families in need. These items were donated to our Family Resource Center, where items will be distributed to students in need of basic need assistance. Our Family Resource Center services our entire distinct, providing both material items to students in need and referrals to community programs that provide needed resources. Our Family Resource Center can be reached at: 734-419-2709 or FRC@wwcsd.net. Thank you students for your very generous donation!! 

 

Information & Resources

We provide referrals to many services throughout our community. We have a database of over 300 resources on file! Here are some of the referrals we can provide our families with:

  • Tutoring
  • Counseling
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Parenting Classes
  • and more...

Tutoring/Homework Help

Resources

PDF DocumentFRC Brochure

 

Wayne County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) | Economic Development

For immediate support regarding this program, please call their dedicated call center at (833) 742-1513 during regular business hours. For those with hearing impairments, please email rentalassistance@waynecounty.com for support.

Basic Need Assistance Links 

 

SNAP-Ed Resources for Early SNAP Distribution on January 19th

Because no food assistance benefits will be issued until March or later, planning ahead will be important for all individuals and families receiving SNAP benefits. Please share information on maximizing food dollars as part of your SNAP-Ed programming. Below are links to resources that include tips and ideas for those you serve.

Healthy eating on a budget
 

Plan ahead to save more
 

Recipes to help stretch your food dollars
 

Maximize your shopping trip
 

Family & Community Engagement Contacts

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Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement

Family Resource Center Locations

Adams Middle School

33475 Palmer Rd, Westland, MI 48186

Franklin Middle School

33555 Annapolis St, Wayne, MI 48184
Phone: 734-419-2709

John Glenn High School

36105 Marquette, Westland, MI 48185

 

 

 

Resources


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