Family advocates are available to help all students and their families get connected with resources within the school and community. We believe that students learn best when their family’s basic needs (such as shelter, food, etc.) are met.
Access to our District food and hygiene pantry, and other District financial resources
Support navigating community resources, including housing, healthcare, emergency financial help, food pantries, employment, DHS benefits, and more.
Free school clothing
School-sponsored sports fees
Connecting with counseling and therapeutic support services
Financial help for after-school activities
If you and your family are:
Living with friends or family due to loss of housing or financial hardship
Living in a motel, vehicle, campground, or on the street due to a lack of alternative adequate accommodations
Living in an emergency shelter or transitional housing
Living in housing without electricity, running water, or other basic needs, or
A youth living in one of these situations without your parent or guardian
In addition to the family support services listed above, we can help you with:
Enroll in school immediately, even if you are missing documents normally required for enrollment (birth certificate, vaccine record, etc.)
Choosing between the local school where you are living or the school last attended before losing housing, when feasible
Receiving transportation to and from school, and school events
Enrolling automatically in the free lunch program
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The Sutherlin School District family liaison is the point of contact for all children in foster care.