Spotlight on FRC Programs


  • Broadband Support / Apoyo con banda ancha

    Emergency Broadband Benefit Program - If your household is eligible, you can receive discounts and benefits to help cover the costs of monthly broadband/internet service. See attached flyer for more information!  

    Programa de beneficios de banda ancha de emergencia: si su hogar es elegible, puede recibir descuentos y beneficios para ayudar a cubrir los costos del servicio mensual de banda ancha / internet. Consulte el folleto adjunto para obtener más información.

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  • Updated Feeding Programs / Nueva Lista de Programas de Alimentación / Lis Pwogram Manje

    Attached are updated lists of Rockland County food pantries and feeding programs. Se adjuntan listas actualizadas de los programas de alimentación y despensas de alimentos del condado de Rockland. Tache yo mete ajou lis depo manje Rockland County ak pwogram manje.

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  • Should my child go to school today? / Debe ir mi hijo a la escuela hoy?

    If your child is experiencing any COVID symptoms, they MUST REMAIN HOME.  Please call the attendance office at 845-353-7205 to report their absence.  ALL POSITIVE COVID TEST RESULTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SCHOOL NURSE IMMEDIATELY:  Nurse Lynn: 845-353-7205.  See attached for list of COVID symptoms!  Si su hijo tiene algún síntoma de COVID, DEBE QUEDARSE EN CASA. Llame a la oficina de asistencia al 845-353-7205 para informar su ausencia. TODOS LOS RESULTADOS POSITIVOS DE LA PRUEBA COVID DEBEN SER INFORMADOS A LA ENFERMERA ESCOLAR INMEDIATAMENTE: Enfermera Lynn: 845-353-7205. ¡Consulte a la lista de síntomas adjunta!  Preguntas? Llame a la Sra. Wanda - 845-353-7214

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  • Parent Guide / Guia para Padres - Return to In-School Learning

    On April 19th, Nyack Middle School will begin every day (Monday - Friday), in person instruction for our students.  Please review the following guidelines below!  El 19 de abril, la Escuela Intermedia de Nyack comenzará todos los días  (lunes a viernes), con instrucción en persona para nuestros estudiantes. ¡Revise las siguientes pautas a continuación!

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    See attached flyers for information about work training, learning English and earning your high school diploma! Consulte los folletos adjuntos para obtener información sobre capacitación laboral, aprender inglés y obtener su diploma de escuela secundaria. Gade feyè atache yo pou enfòmasyon sou fòmasyon travay, aprann angle ak touche diplòm lekòl segondè ou!


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    Looking for community service ideas? Attached is a list of volunteering opportunities that can be done from home, or with covid safety measures in place.

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  • PROJECT HOPE Counseling - Coping with Covid

    For FREE, confidential crisis counseling, referrals to community agencies and tips to help you manage stress caused by the pandemic, call the numbers below. Mon-Fri, 9AM – 5PM. Translation available.  Children/Families (Astor) 845-204-5223 // Adults (MHA) 845-580-2022.  Due to high call volume, please leave a message. Calls returned within 24-48 hours. A program of the NYS Office of Mental Health. Funded by FEMA. See flyers below. 

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  • Workforce Development / Programas de Capacitacion!

    Join "Neighbors Link" for ESL workforce training programs! See flyer for more information.  Unise con "Neighbors Link" para programas de capacitacion! Mire el boletin para mas informacion.  Registration required. Inscripcion requerida.

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  • Covid-19 Vaccine - Frequently Asked Questions

    This document contains the latest information compiled by the Rockland County government regarding Covid-19 vaccination (1/15/21)

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  • Annual Holiday Giving 2020

    The FRC is collecting donations of Shoprite Gift cards and/or gift cards to Target and VC/Mastercard.  See flyer for more details and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Contact Us

Wanda Octaviano, FRC Coordinator Speaks Spanish/Se Habla Espanol  (845) 353-7214  Office Hrs:  9am - 2pm, Mon-Fri





Welcome to the Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center

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

  • VIEW OUR FRC VIDEO:  "Message from the Nyack Family Resource Centers" --
  • 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 Middle School FRC Brochures - English and Spanish:   FRC Brochure NMS 2020 ENGLISH.pdf     FRC Brochure NMS 2020 SPANISH.pdf 
  • Nyack FRC District Snapshot - Successes 2019-2020 (Student Population Served: 2,963):  Nyack FRC Info Graphic 2019-2020.pdf 
  • Watch our short video of FRC Activities - NMS FRC 2015-2017

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. 
  • Information Articles Library 
  • 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:

  • Helping Families Impacted by COVID-19.   How YOU can HELP - Pandemic 2020.pdf 
  • 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.
  • COAT DRIVE in collaboration with NMS G.O. Club 
  • HOLIDAY GIVING - In collaboration with NMS staff, the FRC collects supermarket and other gift cards for our most vulnerable students and their families.
  • SPONSOR A STUDENT - Sponsor a student and cover the cost of PTA or school-sponsored, fee-based events, trips or activities for the year.