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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Upcoming Events (Employee, Community & Governmental Relations)

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Show Me the Money

Show me the Money event 2019
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Check out our "Show Me the Money Day" happening at Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center. Friday, February 8, 2019 (11am to 4pm) 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit MI 48235 & Monday, February 11, 2019 (4pm to 7pm) 32150 Dorsey St, Westland, MI 48186

Holiday Assistance Application Information

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Click the link above for more information from our community partners such as Goodfellows, Salvation Army, and Hype.

Thank You!

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January 7, 2019
Thank you Canton Charter Academy!

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Thank you to Canton Charter Academy for the impressive toiletry, socks and underwear drive by the 5th grade class.  All of these items were donated by just 84 students and families.  We appreciate your generosity and supporting the Family Resource Center.  

December 20, 2018
Donation from the Parents of our Sunshine & Rainbows Program

2018-12-20 - Shunshine & Rainbows Donation

Families from the Sunshine & Rainbows Preschool along with the Early Childhood/Teacher Education high school students donated hats, gloves and hygiene items for families in need.  Please contact the Wayne-Westland Family Resource Center if you are in need before we leave for the holiday break at (734) 419-2709.

December 19, 2018
Women of the Moose Donation

Women of the Moose

Thank you to the Wayne/Westland Women of the Moose #2158! They donated assorted hats, gloves, socks, shoes and clothing for students in need to our Family Resource Center. We appreciate your support!

December 18, 2018
Donation of Gloves

2018-12-18 - Donation of Gloves by Wade Trim

 

Thank you to Wade Trim, who made a donation of winter hats and gloves to our Family Resource Centers. We appreciate your support of our students!

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!

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 Resource Center Locations

Adams Upper Elementary School

33475 Palmer Rd, Westland, MI 48186

 

Resources

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This list above contains a list of the following: abuse, add/adhd, adoption/fostercare, adult daycare, alternative schools, assisted living, benefits, child support, childcare, clothing, counseling & crisis intervention, dental, diapers, diabetes, disability information, divorce support, education & literacy, educational testing, employment, English second language (ESL), financial assistance, fire support, food programs, foster care, furniture, grief support, healthcare, hearing impaired, homelessness, housing, infant & prenatal, insurance, laundry services, legal assistance, libraries, literacy services, metal health, mentoring, motgage, parenting support, runaway, senior services, special education, substance abuse, suicide hotline, support groups, transportation, tutoring, unemployment, utilities, and vison.