The Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center is the one-stop hub that connects students, families and our community with free services to increase their economic self-sufficiency and academic success.
All services are free and open to all community members 16 and older– not just DPS parents.
FACE Center, John H. Amesse Elementary School, 5440 Scranton St.
FACE Center, Johnson Elementary School, 1850 S. Irving St.
Please call or come by the Centers anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment or register for classes
- GED classes in English and Spanish
- Employment services
- Classes to learn English, computer skills, and citizenship
- Financial coaching
- Basic needs assistance and energy outreach assistance
- Social-emotional support services
- Health and nutrition workshops
- Early childhood literacy classes
- Parenting workshops
- Free childcare during classes
The FACE Centers also have a training-to-employment pipeline, designed to increase diversity across DPS and better reflect the demographic make-up of the city by providing classes to increase skills in ESL, Spanish language, skills training and resume building.
With support from the FACE Centers, parents have a variety of entry-point options for DPS employment:
Food and Nutrition Services
Work-Based Learning Parent Trainings
Each One Teach One