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students with backpacks at Bash

Our Cause

  • The SPS Family Support Services team will provide resources to address non-academic barriers that significantly impact student learning.

What We Do:

    • Address student needs around health, hunger and hygiene.
    • Work to remove obstacles and barriers that prevent students from attending school and succeeding in school.
    • Work to address mental health needs for students.
    • Partner with community and social service agencies to meet the needs of students and support students in crisis.
    • Serve as a conduit to connect families to community resources.
    • Cultivate hope by assisting schools in creating better circumstances that positively impact students.

Family Resource Guide


Areas of Service:

    • Homebound Services
    • Attendance/Truancy
    • SHINE- Before & Afterschool Program
    • Family Resource Allocation & Distribution
    • Weekend Backpack Food Program
    • School Community Liaisons
    • School Food Pantry/Clothing Closet Support


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    Dr. Ron L. Woodard

    Director of Family Support Services

    Email: rlwoodard@spsmail.org

    Phone: 417-523-0233