Spotlight on FRC Programs



    See attached flyer for free breakfast and lunch information! Vea el boletin para informacion sobre desayuno y almuerzo gratis!

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  • FIfth Grade Parent Orientation - June 1st / Orientacion para padres de quinto grade - 1 de junio

    Nyack Middle School Fifth Grade Parent Orientation sessions are being held on Wednesday, June 1st:

    - Nyack Middle School Fifth Grade Parent Orientation with Spanish Translation - 5:30pm - in Spanish

    - Nyack Middle School Fifth Grade Parent Orientation - English only - 6:30pm

    Las sesiones de orientación para padres de quinto grado de Nyack Middle School se llevarán a cabo el miércoles 1 de junio:
    - Orientación para padres de quinto grado de Nyack Middle School con traducción al español - 5:30 p. m. - en español

    - Orientación para padres de quinto grado de Nyack Middle School - Solo en inglés - 6:30 p.m.

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  • Project Hope / Proyecto Esperanza - Counseling / Consejeria

    For free, mental health counseling and support, call 845-204-5223.  Para obtener asesoramiento y apoyo gratuitos sobre salud mental, llame al 845-204-5223. See attached flyers. Ver folletos adjuntos.

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  • Notary & Translation Services / Servicios de Notario y Traducciones

    For FREE notary assistance and translation of important documents, call 845-837-5554.  Para ayuda gratis, incluyendo servicios para notarizar and traduccion de documentos legals y mas, llame: 845-837-5554.  See attached flyer / Mire el boletin aqui. 

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  • Rental Assistance / Asistencia de alquiler

    For assistance from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), call 844-NY1-RENT. See flyer below for more information.  Para obtener asistencia del Programa de asistencia de alquiler de emergencia (ERAP), llame al 844-NY1-RENT. Consulte el folleto a continuación para obtener más información.

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  • Free Community Legal Clinic for Immigrants / Clínica Legal Comunitaria para Inmigrantes / Y ap òganize yon Klinik Legal Kominotè

    A FREE Community Legal Clinic will be held at St. Joseph’s Church in Spring Valley (245 North Main Street) on February 11, 2022, 10am to 3pm. We will be providing legal screenings, assistance with TPS applications, and KYR training. MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT BY CALLING 845-288-2662. Walk-ins will NOT be admitted due to Covid restrictions. See attached flyers.

    Se llevará a cabo una Clínica Legal Comunitaria GRATUITA en la Iglesia St. Joseph en Spring Valley (245 North Main Street) el 11 de febrero de 2022, de 10 am a 3 pm. Brindaremos evaluaciones legales, asistencia con las solicitudes de TPS y capacitación de KYR. DEBE HACER UNA CITA LLAMANDO AL 845-288-2662. NO se admitirán visitas sin cita previa debido a las restricciones de Covid. Ver folletos adjuntos.

    Klinik Legal Kominotè GRATIS ap fèt nan Legliz St. Joseph nan Spring Valley (245 North Main Street) 11 fevriye 2022, 10am jiska 3pm. Nou pral bay tès depistaj legal, asistans ak aplikasyon TPS, ak fòmasyon KYR. DWE RELE 845-288-2662 pou pran randevou. Yo p ap admèt enskripsyon yo akòz restriksyon Covid. Gade depliyan ki atache yo.

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    See attached resources / Ver recursos adjuntos / Gade resous ki tache

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  • COVID TESTING SITES / Sitios de prueba de covid / Sit tès Covid

    See attached list of local Covid testing sites. / Consulte la lista adjunta de sitios locales de prueba de Covid. / Gade lis tache sit lokal pou fè tès Covid.

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  • NYS Community Toolkit for Immigrants / Herramientas Comunitarias para Inmigrantes

    Attached is a resource guide for immigrant New Yorkers. It contains a lot of information that might be helpful to you and your families, friends and neighbors!  Available in several languages! If you need a hard copy, let me know.
    Aquí le mando un enlace para una guía para inmigrantes neoyorquinos. Tiene mucha información para usted y su familia, amigos y vecinos!  Disponible en varios idiomas. Si necesita una copia impresa, hágamelo saber.
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  • Excluded Workers Fund // Fondo para trabajadores excluidos // Fon Travayè Ekskli

    Are you a New York State resident? Did you lose work during COVID-19? Were you ineligible for unemployment? You may qualify for Financial Assistance from New York State. To learn more about the Excluded Workers Fund, go to:  
    For application assistance, contact Marie Dely at Catholic Charities, 845-942-5791, ext. 1001 or
    ¿Es residente del estado de Nueva York? ¿Perdió el trabajo durante COVID-19? ¿No era elegible para beneficios del desempleo? Es posible que califique para recibir asistencia financiera del estado de Nueva York. Para obtener más información sobre el Fondo para trabajadores excluidos, visite:
    Para obtener ayuda con la solicitud, comuníquese con Marie Dely en Catholic Charities, 845-942-5791, ext. 1001 o
    Èske ou se yon rezidan Eta New York? Eske ou te pèdi travay pandan COVID-19? Èske ou pa kalifye pou chomaj? Ou ka kalifye pou Asistans Finansye nan Eta New York. Pou aprann plis sou Fon Travayè Ekskli yo, ale nan:
    Pou asistans aplikasyon an, kontakte Marie Dely nan Catholic Charities, 845-942-5791, ext. 1001 oswa
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Contact Us

Wanda Octaviano, FRC Coordinator Speaks Spanish/Se Habla Espanol  (845) 353-7214 Office Hrs:  Mon - Thurs, 9am - 3pm, Out of Office on Fridays





Welcome to the Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center

The Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center (FRC) is here for YOU and YOUR FAMILY        

  • The FRC is a family engagement program dedicated to strengthening the link between family, school and community to ensure the success of EVERY child, pre-K through 8th grade.
  • All FRC services and programs are FREE to Nyack Public School families.  
  • The FRC collaborates with teachers, administrators, community leaders and other partners, building connections to ensure that vital resources are more accessible and responsive to the changing needs of ALL families.  We are here to support you as an active partner in your child's education.  The FRC is funded by the Nyack District and Rockland 21C. 
  • Research shows that family involvement in middle school has direct links to youth's academic success and social outcomes.  The Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center's main goal is to help you, help your child during these challenging years.  
  • Please call anytime for information, answers to your questions and referral requests regarding school, district or county wide services, programs, events, community service opportunities and more! 
  • Nyack FRC District Snapshot - Successes 2019-2020 (Student Population Served: 2,963):  Nyack FRC Info Graphic 2019-2020.pdf 

How the FRC Helps Families

  • Parent Advocacy & Support 
  • Community and District Resources including support groups, healthcare and insurance referrals, family services, student volunteer opportunities, summer camp information,  and more. 
  • Outreach and Informational Events 
  • Translation Services in Spanish and Creole
  • Free School Supplies available to students all year long
  • Monthly FRC Newsletter - English and Spanish

How Families Can Help Families

The FRC coordinates a variety of charitable programs.  Here are some of the ways that YOU can help throughout the school year:

  • DONATION STATION - This program anonymously connects specific donations to students and families in need or in crisis. Join our email list and donate when you can.
  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES - We collect school supplies all year long - especially binders!  Donations can be dropped off in the Guidance Office.
  • Thanksgiving Supermarket GIFT CARD DRIVE - Instead of food items, the FRC gives families the opportunity to make their own food choices with supermarket gift cards.
  • HOLIDAY GIVING - In collaboration with NMS staff, the FRC collects supermarket and other gift cards for our most vulnerable students and their families.