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Family Resource Center

Inga Townsend

Director of Student Services

Phone: (707) 826-1002

Fax: (707) 826-1003


Kara Romani

AFACTR Americorps

Phone: (707) 826-1002

Fax: (707) 826-1003



Due to Covid-19, the Arcata Family Resource Center is facilitating

most of its services by phone. For those services which require a visit

to the site, an appointment is required.

The Arcata Family Resource Center exists to serve families in the Arcata Community. If you believe that the FRC may be able to assist you, or have questions about the services offered, please contact the resource center at (707) 826-1002.

Food Security

The Arcata Family Resource Center can alleviate food insecurity for families through the following programs:

  • CalFresh
  • Backpacks for Kids
  • Emergency Food Bags
  • Holiday Assistance

Clothing Closet

The FRC is able to offer clothing and shoes to children in need.

Diaper Program

Families who meet the enrollment requirements receive a box of diapers and wipes each month for the duration of their participation in the program.

Parent Support

The FRC is available to provide parents with the assistance needed to ensure their children have the support needed to be successful in school. 

Resources & Referrals

The FRC can assist families in connecting to resources and services in Humboldt County. Resources include, but are not limited to:

  • CalWORKS
  • Medi-Cal
  • Mental Health Services
  • Dental Services
  • Housing Assistance
Program Evaluation Survey:
Please help us evaluate our programs by filling out the survey! Available in English and Spanish.