Families In Need

Students on Playground Equipment

Family Access Network (FAN)

FAN advocates work with ALL families with children, birth through graduation. They are here for you during this pandemic and distance learning. If you have questions about wi-fi connectivity, Oregon Health Plan, food, rent or utility help, please reach out to your FAN advocate. Advocates are available via phone, email or text. Their goal is to make sure that your child has everything they need to be ready to learn.

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 Mara Stephens for help with enrollment, transportation and more – 541-355-1037.


Central Oregon Resource Directory

The Central Oregon Resource Directory (CORD) is a one-stop, centralized information webpage designed to help local residents in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. The website features resources by category (such as “Food & Supplies” and “Transportation & Delivery”) and by town. Visit the Directory for details.

Mental Health Resources

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.

School Counselors

School counselors continue to be available to support students and families during these unique and often stressful times. You can connect with each grade level counselor on a range of topics including academics, personal-emotional concerns, social conflicts, college and career information, and referrals to community resources. While school counselors do not provide ongoing therapy, they are available for solution-focused-brief-counseling, collaborative problem solving and positive support through challenging emotions and situations. School counselor contact information is available on each school website, see a list of schools here.


Español Resources

Families seeking resources in Spanish can visit our información webpage.

Additional Resources

COVID-19 – information and resources from Bend-La Pine Schools

Summer Learning Activities - Activities for K-8 students that focus on creative projects.

Información -comunicación en español