We're moving!

  • The NTPS Family & Youth Resource Center is MOVING!

    A new building is being constructed in place of our old one, while we relocate temporarily!

    The Kid’s Closet will be closed for the summer beginning June 05, 2023. The Closet will reopen in the Fall of 2023 at 6620 Carpenter Road SE (NTPS Service Center). Have questions or concerns? Use our contact info to call or send us a note!

Family & Youth Resource Center (FYR Center)

  • The NTPS Family & Youth Resource Center (FYRC or FYR Center) is a place for NTPS families & students in need to find help and other resources.

    What we do

    • Get access to community resources
    • One-stop destination for services and supplies
    • Provide hygiene supplies, laundry supplies, food, school supplies, and clothing
    • Intakes for McKinney-Vento (those experiencing housing instability)
    • Laundry and opportunities to meet with community service providers
    • Resources for students currently in Foster Care
    • Offices for our Social Emotional Learning Instructional Specialists that support SEL learning across the district

    Some of our Community Resource Partners: Community Action Council, Community Youth Service, DSHS, Family Education Support Services, Family Support Center, SeaMar, and CIELO

Contact Us!

School Year Resources

  • North Thurston Public Schools is committed to serving our district's families. Services are provided only for families with students actively enrolled in North Thurston Public Schools.

    The FYR Center will follow the school calendar and is not open during school breaks or in cases of inclement weather-related building closures.

    Kids Closet:

    • Drop in times are Tuesdays: 1:00–3:00 pm and Wednesdays: 9:00– 11:00 am (waiting may occur without an appointment)
    • Please contact 360-412-4484 or 360-412-4902 to schedule an appointment if you need an alternate time. 
    • Kids closet is located within the Family & Youth Resource Center at 200 Sleater Kinney Rd NE, Olympia WA 98506 

    Community Resources: 

Current Donation Needs

  • Donations are accepted Tuesdays from 7:30 am–9:30 am.

    Please do not leave donation items outside while the FYR Center is closed. You may call 360-412-4484 to set up an appointment for an alternate donation time.

    We kindly ask you to redirect food donations to our partner Lacey Food Pantry. We will continue to accept the following items:

    Bold and starred items indicate our most urgent needs.


    Due to our community’s generosity, the Kids Closet currently has an abundance of donated clothing and is only able to accept NEW clothing donations at this time.

    Hygiene Supplies

    • Size six (6) diapers***
    • Baby wipes***
    • Deodorant (men's & women's)
    • Lotion
    • Body wash (men's & women's)
    • Dish soap

    School Supplies

    • Markers
    • Colored pencils
    • Scissors
    • 2-inch, 3-ring binders

    Thank you for your continued support of NTPS!