Family & Youth Resource Center (FYR Center)

  • 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

Services During Closure

Current Needs

  • Due to construction we will not be able to accept donations at the FYR Center 10/19 - 10/30. Thank you for your understanding and support

    • Drive-n-Go Resources: 
      • Dish Soap / Small Laundry Soap
      • Paper Towels
      • Diapers – all sizes (especially size 5)
      • Pull-ups - all sizes (especially 4T/5T)
      • Baby Wipes
      • 3in1 shampoo/conditioner/body wash
    • School Clothes 
      • *New packages of socks and underwear - all sizes 
      • *New Sport bras- all sizes
      • *New leggings – all sizes (birth to adult- XXXL
      • *New T-shirts and Hoodie Sweatshirts- all sizes (birth to adult XXXL)
      • *New joggers/ athletic pants- all sizes (birth to adult XXXL)
      • *New shoes- male and female size 1-14
    • School Supplies: 
      • 2 x 2 Sticky Notes
      • Earbuds/headphones
      • Graph paper
      • Spiral Notebooks
      • 24 pack Crayons
      • Highlighters


      *At this time we still can not accept used clothing or bedding but new clothes still with tags or in packages would be greatly appreciated.

    Donations accepted Tuesdays from 11:00a-1:00p

    Please note: We can not accept volunteers in building or new/gently used clothing items at this time. Thank you for your continued support of NTPS!