Family Resource Center
Events, Programs & Resources
A Perfect Storm: The Opioid and Prescription Drug Epidemic
Tuesday, May 1
Casa Mia Manor House, 577 Route 303, Blauvelt
For parents and students in Grade 7 and older. Keynote speaker: Craig Vedder, New York State Trooper, School and Community Outreach. Panel of speakers includes: Tom Zugibe, Rockland County District Attorney; Shari Ovadia, LCSW; Jonathan, a young man in recovery; Orangetown Police Department Captain Donald Butterworth; and Family Advocate Randi Kelder. The event will be moderated by Victoria Shaw. Co-sponsored by SOCASA, South Orangetown Central School District, Pearl River School District, Rockland County Office of the District Attorney, Orangetown Police Department and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.
Friday, May 4
Come meet other South Orangetown families with toddlers and preschoolers! The Family Resource Center is hosting its first monthly playgroup at William O. Schaefer Elementary School for storytime, activity centers and music/movement! Playgroup is FREE and open to all South Orangetown residents with children ages 2-4.
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About the FRC
The South Orangetown Family Resource Center supports families as active partners in their children’s education, from pre-K through graduation. Programs and services are offered at no cost and include:
- Parent workshops
- Referrals to school and community resources
- Monthly playgroups (ages 2-4)
- Transition assistance for new families
The South Orangetown Family Resource Center (FRC) is part of the Rockland 21C Collaborative for Children and Youth, whose mission is to ensure the optimal development of every child by building a comprehensive support system that links family, school and community.