Children and family members served during the 2021-22 school year

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Clients report that FAN improves their lives

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Families indicated that the quality of services provided by their FAN advocate was GREAT

Family Access Network (FAN)

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 nearly all public schools across Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties. 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.

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Vision

A community where children flourish and families thrive.

Program

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, and coordinates with over 100 partners to ensure those in need are assisted quickly. FAN advocates support our most needy families, removing barriers and paving the way for a child’s success. Every year, FAN advocates improve the lives of nearly 8,000 children and family members in our community.

  • 1,554 – Children to SCHOOL SUPPLIES
  • 2,897 – People to FOOD
  • 3,727 – Children & parents to CLOTHING
  • 1,578 – People to HEATING ASSISTANCE, UTILITIES
  • 1,757 – People to SHELTER or HOUSING
  • 1,217 – Individuals to HEALTH SERVICES
  • 724 – Children to POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
  • 1,163 – People to TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE
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