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Family Resource Center

FRC at Meadowthorpe


Family Resource Center

Since 1994, our Family Resource Center (FRC) has served two area elementary schools: Sandersville (formerly Linlee) and Meadowthorpe. The FRC provides a variety of programs and services to enhance student success. All children enrolled in these schools and their families can use the FRC.

Services include:

  • Limited assistance with basic needs and community referrals
  • God's Pantry Food Bank referrals, cleaning supplies, school supplies, eye exams, health and dental needs, GED programs, holiday programs, clothing, weekend backpack food, crisis needs, child-care referrals
  • Family storytimes/family nights
  • Fun events that include activities like dinner, reading, fitness, and crafts
  • Family lunch days scheduled by grade level and grandparent lunches in the fall
  • Monthly support group for family members raising relatives' children
  • Student programs such as academic recognition, girls mentoring, after-school clubs, community service
  • Pre-school, after-school, and summer programs
  • Babysitter course with training for fifth graders
  • Parent/child classes
  • Assistance for children with incarcerated parents
  • And much, much more -- just ask! 

FRC Advisory Council

The Sandersville/Meadowthorpe FRC Advisory Council meets five times during the school year to oversee services and programs. The council is composed of parents/guardians, school staff, and community representatives. All meetings are open to the public.

A special called meeting, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 3:15 PM via Zoom.The purpose of this meeting is to review and revise the Advisory Council by-laws, and to review a budget transfer.Contact Mary Jo Dendy, for the zoom link. 

2022-2023 Meeting Dates

Wednesdays at 3:15 PM

September 7, 2022 at Sandersville

November 9, 2022 at Meadowthorpe

January 11, 2023 at Sandersville

March 15, 2023 at Meadowthorpe

May 10, 2023 at Sandersville


Mary Jo Dendy, MSW
FRC coordinator
(859) 381-3526

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, part-time on Fridays (summer hours may vary)