About Us

  • The Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center is part of the Tigard-Tualatin School District. It's located on the campus of Templeton Elementary School, tucked behind the Kalapuya Early Learning Center, and helps families throughout the entire school district with various direct services and connections to other community resources. 

    The Family Resource Center is open by appointment Monday through Friday on school Days. Please call us to make an appointment at a time convenient for you. 503.603.1585.

  • Community Partners

    Thanks to the many agencies, churches, businesses, and other organizations collaborating with and contributing to the center to make services and resources more accessible to the Tigard and Tualatin families.

    These community partners include but are not limited to:
    Caring Closet (Tigard-Tualatin School District)
    Christ the King Lutheran Church
    City of Tigard
    City of Tualatin
    Community Action
    Community Warehouse
    Fred Meyer
    Good Neighbor Center
    Grace Community Church
    Horizon Community Church
    Lam Research
    Lifeworks NW
    Living Savior Lutheran Church
    Medical Teams International
    Northwest Children's Outreach
    Northwest Christian Church
    Oregon Food Bank
    Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
    Oregon State University Extension Services
    Rolling Hills Community Church
    School-Based Health Center at Tigard High
    School-Based Health Center at Tualatin High
    Sherwood SHARE Center 
    Silicon Valley Community Foundation
    St. Anthony's Church
    St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
    Tigard American Legion
    Tualatin Chamber of Commerce
    Tualatin United Methodist Church
    Tualatin Valley Elks
    Union Gospel Mission Family Thrift Store
    Washington County Department of Health and Human Services
    Youth Contact

    We'd love to hear from you if you are interested in collaborating to meet the needs of local families, or if you would like to become a contributing partner, please visit the "Donate" page by clicking here.

  • Donate 

    1. To make a donation by credit card, click on the Donate Now button
    2. Under schools choose Tigard-Tualatin School District Office
    3. Then choose Family Resource Center Donation
    4. Enter the amount you would like to donate
    5. Then checkout

    You can also link your Fred Meyer Rewards card and the center will receive donations when you shop. 

           Thank you!

  • Volunteers

    "No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you." ~ Author Unknown

    The dedicated volunteers of the Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center make many center programs possible by...

    • Transporting donations to the resource center to make them available to families.
    • Providing office assistance.
    • Teaching specialized classes, such as budgeting, green cleaning, and arts and crafts.

    Thank you to center volunteers!


        Family Resource Center  Staff
                Office Main Line: 503-603-1585      
                  Alaina Elwyn: 503-603-1586 

               Family Partnership Advocate

         Rebecca Padron: 503-603-1574
                             Cell: 971-363-6812
             Culturally Responsive Liaison 

                Hanna Frazier: 503-431-5393  
                 Family Partnership Advocate  

             Veronica Collier: 503-603-1582  
                                 Cell: 971-330-5930   
              Culturally Responsive Liaison
        Early Learning Resource Coordinator            

  • Mission and History

    Together, we build on individual and community strengths to assist families in becoming more self-sufficient and to increase successful family relationships in the school district and community.

    • We are a family-oriented center.
    • We believe in community input and collaboration.
    • We promote self-sufficiency.
    • We respect diversity.
    • We honor confidentiality.

    Did you know?

    -The Tigard-Tualatin Family Resource Center (TTFRC) serves approximately 2,000 families annually.

    -Center staff members are bilingual in Spanish, and a staff is bilingual in Amharic. 

    -TTFRC publishes a Tigard-Tualatin community resource guide for community partners, district staff, and families living within the boundaries of the Tigard-Tualatin School District to navigate local resources.

    -Basic needs items are available on an emergency basis. These items' availability depends on financial and in-kind donations from generous community partners and individuals.