Families In Need

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Family Access Network (FAN)

Each Bend-La Pine School has a dedicated Family Access Network advocate to help link children and families to critical basic need services. Families in need can reach out directly to their school’s advocate for help connecting with vital resources including food, shelter, heating, health care, clothing and more.

Find your FAN advocate.

Homeless Education Learning Programs

Project HELP advocates for the educational rights of children and youth living in homeless or transitional situations including residing in motels, substandard housing, shelter, transitional housing, camping or doubled up with other families. Contact S. Schmidt for help with enrollment, transportation and more – 541-355-1037. (Text) 541-246-7409.

Mental Health

Our Student Mental Health webpage includes information to help connect students and families with mental health resources, including help lines, free counseling resources, tips for families and more. Families can also reach out to their school counselors anytime, contact information can be found on individual school’s webpages. See a list of schools.

Español Resources

Families seeking resources in Spanish can visit our información webpage.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Program

If you do not have a fixed address or are living in unstable housing, please call 541-355-1037 or visit the McKinney-Vento website for enrollment support.