NTPS Military Support
NTPS has a dedicated Military Support Team that is excited about facilitating outreach and advocacy between Joint Base Lewis-McChord and our district's schools and military families!
- Vivian Lewis, Military Liaison (Military Community Outreach) firstname.lastname@example.org (360) 412-4407
- Adrienne Perez, Military Support (Military Family & Student Support) email@example.com (360) 412-4408
We are located at the Family & Youth Resource Center (200 Sleater-Kinney Rd NE)
If you are interested in receiving information about events, activities, and resources available for military connected families throughout the school year, sign up for our Remind communications!
News & Announcements
4 Fallen and the American Legion have graciously donated $2,000 towards a scholarship program for military-connected students to attend summer camps at the Nisqually Reach this summer. Thank you! Read more >>
Discover and explore Lacey while celebrating our military by searching for the coveted 2022 Military Appreciation Coin. In partnership with the City of Lacey, we've hidden 425 custom-made coins outdoors around Lacey. The coins will be in clear plastic ornaments and hidden around Lacey starting May 1st. Learn more & see photos >>
Student Ambassadors Clubs at North Thurston HS, River Ridge HS, and Horizons Elementary work together to create connectedness for the "new kids." Through lunch buddies, school tours, staff introductions and community projects, Student Ambassadors strive to help all students feel welcome, make new friends, and get all the school info they need. Check out their school club pages to learn more!
Military & Family Life Counselor at Nisqually
MFLC Counselor at NMS: Melissa White 253.363.5089
Free and confidential nonmedical counseling is available to service members, Department of Defense expeditionary civilians, their families and survivors. Child & youth behavioral counselors are available to support children and youth up to age 18. They also offer guidance to families, staff, and support personnel.
What can I expect from nonmedical counseling?
Your Military and Family Life Counselor can help with:
- Exploring what work/life balance is
- Behavioral concerns
- Stress management strategies
- Stress reduction
- Relaxation skills