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Family Resource Center


The Familiy Resource Center is a youth drop-in center where any youth 14 - 21 can come to develop life skills in a safe and welcoming environment.  This space is available for youth to socialize, play games, do their laundry, cook food in the kitchen, or attend one of our events.  


The Family Resource Center is located downstairs at 805 Lincoln Street at the corner of Jeff Davis St and Lincoln St on Sheldon Jackson campus.  Our current hours are:

Monday - 10am - 6pm
Tuesday - 10am - 6pm
Wednesday - 10am - 6pm
Thursday - 10am - 8pm
Friday - 10am to 630pm

At the Family Resource Center, we focus on:


1) Building independent living skills

2) Community outreach activities

3) Prevention services

4) Connecting youth to community resources


  • Increase the independent life skills functioning of transitioning aged youth (TAY)

  • Provide TAY with access to services including: life and interpersonal skill building, career counseling, education and degree/GED attainment, vocational training, mental health and substance abuse counseling, independent living skills, and medical care as appropriate.

  • Assist youth in fostering a sense of connection to their community

  • Decrease likelihood of TAY becoming homeless

  • Increase community awareness of TAY needs

  • Assist youth in developing healthy life-long recreational activities, hobbies and interests that promote physical, social and mental health

  • Foster healthy relationships among youth and with healthy caring adults

  • Empower youth to grow into healthy, happy, and productive members of our community

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