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
    • Laundry and opportunities to 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, Kaiser Medical, and CIELO. See the schedule of partners at the FYRC >>
    • 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

FYR Center Resource Distribution

Current Needs

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

     Due to our compassionate and generous community we have an abundance of shelf stable food! We kindly ask to redirect those items to our partner, Lacey Food Pantry. 

    • Hygiene Resources:

      • 3 in 1 soap
      • Deodorant
      • Bars of Soap
      • Shampoo
      • Conditioner
      • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste

       School Clothes: 

      • New packages of socks and underwear - all sizes
      • Men and Boys T’s size S, M, & Lg 
      • 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: 

      • Pencil Boxes
      • Graphing Paper/Notebooks
      • Large Backpacks
      • 3-Ring Binders - 2in
      • Highlighters
      • Dry Erase Markers
      • #2 Pencils
      • Blue/Black/Red Ink Pens
      • Post It Notes
      • Scissors (Kid/Adult) 
      • Pencil Sharpeners
      • Ruler
      • Protractor

      Important information: 

      • Donations accepted Tuesdays from 11:00a-1:00p
      • We are accepting both new and gently used clothing. Please make sure these items are washed and free of stains, holes, or over worn areas.
      • We are putting a hold on paper/plastic bags at this time - thank you
      • We kindly ask that you do not leave donations outside the door and request the specific donation time be used.

    Thank you for your continued support of NTPS!

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