About: The Family Resource Center helps McKinney-Vento and Foster students of the Placerville Union School District

succeed in school by connecting their families to community resources and providing students basic essential items in order to

support their emotional, social and academic needs.

What is McKinney-Vento (MV): The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act states that a child or youth is

considered homeless if he or she “lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.”

For a full definition, please click on this link:

For more information, please contact Family Resource Center Director, Kim Kahn at 530-622-6244 extension 6614

Resources for all families:

FOOD/MEALS- PUSD meals link, Free Farmer’s Market Schedule link, Upper Room Dining Hall link

HELP WITH BILLS- Home Energy Assistance Program/PGE Bill Assistance link, Financial Assistance link, Low Cost/Internet Access link


CLOTHING- Families of PUSD can call the Family Resource Center at 530-622-6244 to schedule a time to “shop” at the

Clothing Closet. There is clothing available for all sizes and ages.

CARE SOLACE - A confidential and safe tool for PUSD families to get help for mental health issues or substance use disorders. Click HERE

PARENT SUPPORT CLASSES- Expressive Therapies is a FREE program open to foster parents, adoptive parents and caregivers in El Dorado County. This program pairs artists with therapists to tailor artistic workshops geared toward helping those parents and caregivers who are experiencing stress, trauma, anxiety, or grief. Please watch the following video or Email for more information.

Active Parenting Classes link

NAMI El Dorado – support for those with mental illness or who has a loved one with mental illness – click here for link

Social Skills Online Group

Social Skills Online Group (Spanish)

Caregiver Support  (Spanish)

Self Care Connections

EDCOE COVID-19 INFO PAGE- click here

EL DORADO COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE BROCHURE 2020- click here for English version  click here for Spanish version