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 Upper Elementary 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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December 10, 2018
Donation of hats and gloves!

2018-12-10 - First United Methodist Church of Wayne donation of hats and gloves

Thank you to the First United Methodist Church of Wayne for your donation of hats and gloves. These items were donated to our Family Resource Center. We appreciate you!

December 7, 2018
Knights of Columbus Donation to our Family Resource Center

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Knights of Columbus from St. Edith in Livonia, has generously donated 1,562 items, including: hygiene items, gloves, hats, scarves, coats, t-shirts, sweatpants and underwear for students in Wayne-Westland Community Schools.  In addition, they donated $220 to assist students in need.  Thank you to our faith based partners!  #ExcellenceIsTheExpectation

December 4, 2018
Blue Cross Donation to Family Resource Center at John Glenn High School

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Blue Cross Complete Donation FRC

Thank you to Blue Cross Complete of Michigan for your continued support and generous donation of $2,000 for the purchase of hygiene supplies to stock our Family Resource Centers.  

November 28, 2018
Thank you Wayne Rotary

2018-11-28 - Rotary for the generous donation

Thank you Wayne Rotary for the generous donation today at the Family Resource Center. It’s not everyday that Santa delivers!

November 21, 2018
Wayne Memorial Cheer Donation

2018-11-21 - Donation from Girls Varsity Cheer team at WMHS

A big thank you to the Girls Varsity Cheer team at WMHS for hosting Socktober! The Family Resource Center appreciates all the socks and toiletries. 

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

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Family Resource Center Donations

Family & Community Engagement Contacts

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Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036
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Bridget Jarvis
Family Resource Center Specialist
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Maria Mitter
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036

Family Resource Center Locations

Adams Upper Elementary School

33475 Palmer Rd, Westland, MI 48186

John Glenn High School

36105 Marquette, Westland, MI 48185

Resources

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