• Family Resource Center  

    Since 1994, our Family Resource Center (FRC) has served two area elementary schools: Sandersville (formerly Linlee) and Meadowthorpe. The FRC provides a variety of programs and services to enhance student success. All children enrolled in these schools and their families can use the FRC.

    Services include:

    • Limited assistance with basic needs and community referrals
    • God's Pantry Food Bank referrals, cleaning supplies, school supplies, eye exams, health and dental needs, GED programs, holiday programs, clothing, weekend backpack food, crisis needs, child-care referrals
    • Family storytimes/family nights
    • Fun events that include activities like dinner, reading, fitness, and crafts
    • Family lunch days scheduled by grade level and grandparent lunches in the fall
    • Monthly support group for family members raising relatives' children
    • Student programs such as academic recognition, girls mentoring, after-school clubs, community service
    • Pre-school, after-school, and summer programs
    • Babysitter course with training for fifth graders
    • Parent/child classes
    • Assistance for children with incarcerated parents
    • And much, much more -- just ask! 

    FRC Advisory Council

    The Meadowthorpe FRC Advisory Council meets five times during the school year to oversee services and programs. The council is composed of parents/guardians, school staff, and community representatives. All meetings are open to the public on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

    • Sept. 11, 2019 — at Sandersville
    • Nov. 6, 2019 — at Meadowthorpe
    • Jan. 8, 2020 — at Sandersville
    • March 4, 2020 — at Meadowthorpe
    • May 6, 2020 — at Sandersville 

     

     

  • Contact

    Mary Jo Dendy, MSW
    FRC coordinator
    (859) 381-3526

    Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, part-time on Fridays (summer hours may vary)