Family and Youth Resource Center

Michelle Maestas

  • A place for NTPS families & students in need to find help and other resources. We are in the Rajinder S. Manhas Activity Center adjacent to North Thurston High School (the old Bally's building).

    What we do

    • A place for NTPS families & students in need to find help and other resources
    • One-stop destination for services and supplies
    • Provide hygiene supplies, laundry supplies, food, school supplies and clothing
    • Intakes for McKinney-Vento
    • Showers, laundry and meet with community service providers
    • Community partners include: Community Action Council, Community Youth Service, DSHS, Family Education Support Services, Family Support Center, Health Care Authority, and Kaiser Medical
    • Serve Foster Care students
    • Social – Emotional Learning Instructional Specialists support SE learning across the district
    • ECEAP Staff are based out of the Center and provide preschool services at the adjacent Family Partnership Center
    • Military Support Staff – Support military students and families in the district

Contact Us!

  • (360) 412-4484

    Office hours (for donation & support hours, please see other parts of this page): Monday-Friday 7 AM - 3 PM (closed 11:30 AM-12 PM)

Need assistance?

Have items to donate?

  • Donations are accepted the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month during regular business hours.

    We are currently in need of

    • Children’s clothing (New and gently used - all sizes)
    • Coats & hoodie sweatshirts (all sizes)
    • New socks, underwear, and shoes (all sizes)
    • Leggings & joggers (all sizes)
    • Duffel/sports bags
    • New compact size umbrellas
    • 8 subject dividers
    • Composition notebooks
    • Plastic pocket folders
    • Reusable shopping bags - preferably large, but accept all sizes
    • Hygiene items, toilet paper and laundry soap