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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October 9, 2018
Burning Bush Donation

Burning Bush Donation 2

We picked up a donation for the FRC from Burning Bush International Ministries. Here is a photo of the donation of socks, underwear, sweatpants, and toiletries. Thank you!

October 4, 2018
Thank you Fitness Forum

Fitness Forum Donation

 

Thank you Fitness Forum for your generous donation today to our Family Resource Center. Thank you to all who support us and our students at Wayne-Westland Community Schools.

September 28, 2018
Thanks for the Donation!

Donation from Angie

We got a nice donation of school supplies from longtime friend of our Family Resource Center! Thanks Angie!

September 13, 2018
Kathy Hansen Realty

Kathy Hansen Realty donation of school supplies

Big thanks to Kathy Hansen Realty for the generous donation of school supplies for students in need! These supplies will be distributed through our Family Resource Center. Thank you!!

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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PDF DocumentTutoring & Homework Help

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

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