School Based Services utilizes innovative strategies to support students, families and schools, leveraging a multi-generational approach and partnering with community organizations to provide whole child and wrap around supports and programming.
Using data-backed and research based best practices, School Based Services supports student and family success by:
Support for the Whole Child
- Providing free wrap around services to community members 18 or older in order through classes and workshops to obtain critical life skills and increase their economic self-sufficiency through the Center for Family Opportunity
Ready for College and Career
- Facilitating hands-on, college and career experiential learning opportunities for high school students to increase academic achievement and college and career opportunities through job shadows, industry-specific mentorships and internships while also empowering students through one-on-one case management to overcome barriers preventing them from achieving academic and/or career success
Great Schools in Every Neighborhood
- Creating a conduit for elementary, middle and high school students and parents to work alongside school leaders and community members to deepen engagement in schools while learning valuable skills to advocate for their communities
A Foundation for Success in School
- Facilitating literacy programs and supports in collaboration with local businesses, non-profits and other organizations for volunteers to support students’ literacy growth through 1-on-1 reading programs
Click on the links below to learn more about the different programs that School Based Services manages and how you can get involved to support students, families and schools.