Children and family members served during the 2017-18 school year


Clients report that FAN improves their lives


Families who report "Great" quality of service provided by their FAN advocate

The Family Access Network (FAN)

Our Mission: To offer assistance, possibility and hope to Central Oregon families in need by connecting them with crucial resources that will help children flourish in school and in life. FAN is unique to Central Oregon, located in all public schools in Deschutes County and in Prineville. Working through a dedicated FAN advocate, a child or parent is connected to essential services such as food, shelter, heating, health care, clothing and more. read more…

FAN advocates link children and families to critical basic need services with the goal of keeping children healthy and in school. FAN provides a direct and convenient way within the school to connect children to vital resources. FAN advocates support our most needy families, removing barriers and paving the way for a child’s success. FAN advocates improve the lives of over 9,000 children and family members in our community each year.

  • 3,011 – Children to SCHOOL SUPPLIES 33%
  • 3,239 – People to FOOD 36%
  • 5,375 – Children & parents to CLOTHING 60%
  • 2,107 – People to HEATING ASSISTANCE, UTILITIES 23%
  • 1,324 – Individuals to HEALTH SERVICES 15%
  • 1,729 – People to shelter or HOUSING 19%
  • 210 – People to JOBS 2%
  • 843 – Children to POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 9%