• Family Resources


    Hope is the one thing that can help us

    get through the darkest of times.

     

    Paso Robles Joint Unified School District cares about our students and their families. We have partnered with several agencies throughout our community and county to provide resources to support the health and welfare to those in need. If you or someone you know is need of assistance, please reach out to one of our generous agencies or contact Student Services at (805) 769-1000, Ext. 30225. 

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  • PRHASLO

  • TRIBAL TANF
    North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California

    Mission Statement

    To preserve and strengthen Indian children and families in becoming self-sufficient through education, work and cultural activities. Assist clients to find tools and skills to guide them to healthy productive lives.

    What is Tribal TANF?
    Tribal TANF is a federal and state funded program that provides time-limited assistance to needy families with children, in an effort for those children to be cared for in their homes or in the homes of relatives. The Tribal TANF program was created by Native Americans to provide cash aid assistance and supportive services to meet the specific needs of Native American families. Tribal TANF is designed with the flexibility to address and focus on a variety of positive cultural traditions.

    NFRTT - Atascadero Office
    (805) 464-2255 (serving San Benito, San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties)
    7695 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422

  • SLO FOOD BANK
    Mission Statement

    The mission of the SLO Food Bank is to work with a netowrk of community partners to alleveiate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community.

    Vision Statement
    The vision of the SLO Food Bank is a community in which every person has adequate access to nutritious food.

    • Every human being has the right to nutritious food, regardless of the reasons that they may not be able to obtain it for themselves.
    • The SLO Food Bank’s intent is not only to help make nutritious food available through programs and agencies, but also to encourage and support each person served, recognizing their possible vulnerabilities and sensitivities.
    • Everyone the SLO Food Bank serves, whether individuals, families or agencies, deserve to be treated with kindness, respect, and dignity.
    • It is our privilege to serve without judgment.

    Nutrition Guidlines
    ​The SLO Food Bank states within its values statement that “every human being has the right to nutritious food.” The purpose of the Nutrition Policy is to define what nutritious foods are and to establish guidelines for distribution of those foods. This Policy was developed using data from the 2012 Hunger Free Communities Survey conducted in conjunction with Cal Poly STRIDE as well as other information disseminated by various Health and Nutrition Organizations.

    FOOD LOCATOR
    THE SLO FOOD BANK IS OPEN! We will not be closing when our community needs us most. Our food distribution sites are not cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The same applies to our nonprofit agency partners (meal sites and pantries) whose services are also essential to SLO County.

    Please click below for more information on additional food services in SLO County:  CALFRESH      SCHOOL MEALS

  • The LINK
    The Link was created in 1998 as a project of the Atascadero Youth Task Force; developed in order to identify available services, assist youth and families to connect with needed services, and to create services to support families. Since then, The Link has expanded from its original office location in Atascadero to two Family Resource Centers with service outreach spanning across the North SLO County towns of Atascadero, Cambria, Shandon, San Miguel, Creston, Cayucos, Santa Margarita, San Simeon, Paso Robles, Los Osos, Morro Bay, and Templeton, encompassing a community of approximately 103,000 residents. We additionally serve the South San Luis Obispo towns of Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande. Today, we are a community leader in child welfare and education services and aim to keep families united while engaging in child abuse prevention. We foster a safe, healthy, and thriving community by linking children, youth, and families with programs and services to address their unique needs. We envision a thriving community where children, youth, and families have the power and resources to live healthy, safe, and productive lives. The Link values strengths-based, empowerment-focused, community-driven collaboration, developed through mutual respect, compassion, and integrity.

     
  • Parent Connection
    Parent Connection is a primary prevention resource housed at Center for Family Strengthening, a non-profit organization dedicated to building strong families and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.  Funding for Parent Connection is provided by the County of San Luis Obispo through the Mental Health Services Act and in collaboration with the County of Behavioral Health Department. Parent Connection has been providing services to families in San Luis Obispo County for ten years.  Through the decade we have learned the most effective way to work with families.  We use evidence-based curriculums that are proven to allow families to work on their strengths and receive concrete support in times of need.  It is important for Parent Connection to be transparent with our services and our impact in San Luis Obispo County. Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County is a parent education and support program that strives to encourage, strengthen and nuture families.  Parent Connection offers a variety of services designed to make parenting less stressful and more rewarding, while promoting positive parenting techniques and building a families protective factors. Parent Connection of SLO County goal is to enhance parenting skills, knowledge, and behavior through a strong, countywide network that promotes and improves parenting education and support.

  • Paso Robles Housing Authority
    The Paso Robles Housing Authority (PRHA) is committed to providing affordable housing communities in North San Luis Obispo County. PRHA offers 341 affordable apartment style homes for low-income families in the Oak Park Community located in Northern SLO County. Currently our affordable communities include: Chet Dotter Senior Apartments Community, Oak Park Phase 1, Oak Park Phase 2, Oak Park Phase 3, and Oak Park Phase 4. Our rents are targeted to qualified families making 30%-60% of San Luis Obispo County area median income. For more information on the PRHA projects click the links below or contact PRHA at (805) 238-4015.

    Affordable Senior Housing-Chet Dotter
    Chet Dotter Senior Apartment Community has 40 rent assisted senior (62 and older) non-smoking apartments within a three-story structure centered around a common courtyard including a community center. Our apartments include: heating and air conditioning, washer/dryer combo units, window blinds, electric range, refrigerator, and garbage disposals. Each unit is equipped with emergency pull cords throughout the unit. The tenant parking lot is fully lit with 24-hour video surveillance. There is a community room on-site, and an elevator.

    Oak Park 1
    Oak Park 1 was the first of a four-phase development totaling over 301 affordable housing apartments that replaced the original 148 units of blighted and deteriorated public housing apartments. The Oak Park 1 Apartments, is a 80-unit multi-family rental housing development consisting of 8 one-bedroom apartments, 44 two-bedroom apartments, 26 three-bedroom apartments, and 2 four-bedroom apartments. Square footages of the apartments range from 755 sq. ft. to 1,581 sq. ft. The target population primarily consists of residents from the City of Paso Robles and north San Luis Obispo County. Oak Park serves families with incomes between 30 and 60 percent of area median income (AMI). 32 of the units are project-based voucher assisted households, and 20 of the units will be provided to farmworker families.

    Oak Park 2
    Oak Park 2 is an affordable multifamily housing community consisting of 70 units including a manager’s unit. The apartment homes are comprised of one, two, three, and four-bedroom units on approximately 6 acres. The project is the second phase of a four-phase affordable housing development known as Oak Park Community Apartments located in the City of Paso Robles, County of San Luis Obispo. Oak Park 2 was completed in March of 2016. The project consists of 10 one-bedroom units, 37 two-bedroom apartments, 21 three-bedroom units, and two four-bedroom units. Square footages range from approximately 679 sq. ft. to 1,530 sq. ft. The target population primarily consists of residents from the City of Paso Robles and north San Luis Obispo County who are income qualified. One-hundred percent of the units will be rent restricted to individuals and families with incomes ranging from 30% to 60% of the County area median income.

    The project includes an approximate 6,200 square foot shared resident center including Paso Robles Housing Authority’s office in addition to a large soccer size recreational play area, basketball court, open space with a network of walkways, barbeque/picnic areas, and a tot lot for the children. The resident center includes a community/meeting room, a kitchen, and restroom facilities. The project site is conveniently located within a short distance to public transportation, schools, parks, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and a Smart & Final grocery store. Also located in close proximity are banks, restaurants and other services the residents can easily access.

    All first floor units will be fully accessible and adaptable for those individuals requiring adjustments in their units for ADA accessibility.

    Oak Park 3
    Oak Park 3 is the third phase of the affordable housing development known as Oak Park Community Apartments located in the City of Paso Robles consisting of 76 units including a manager’s unit completed in 2019. The apartment homes are comprised of one, two, three, and four-bedroom units on approximately 5 acres. The project will also include an approximate 3,290 square foot resident center in addition to recreational open space with a network of walkways connecting the site along with barbeque/picnic areas and a tot lot for the residents. The resident center is proposed to include a fully furnished community/meeting room with television and video capabilities, a kitchen, restroom facilities, and manager office space.

    The target population primarily consists of residents from the City of Paso Robles and north San Luis Obispo County who are income qualified. One-hundred percent of the units will be rent restricted to individuals and families with incomes ranging from 30% to 60% of the County area median income.

    Oak Park 3 is a public/private financed project whose primary sources of funds come from R4 Capital as the investor/limited partner through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credits program. Mechanics Bank was the construction lender, and Jones, Lang, LaSalle LLC is the permanent lender. Additionally, the Project received deferred loans from Paso Robles Housing Authority, City of Paso Robles, County HOME funds, San Luis Obispo Housing Trust Fund and additionally the project received  Project-Based and VASH Vouchers from the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo.

    Oak Park 4
    Oak Park 4 is the fourth and last phase of the affordable housing development known as Oak Park Community Apartments located in the City of Paso Robles consisting of 75 units including a manager’s unit completed in 2020. The apartment homes are comprised of one, two, and three-bedroom units on approximately 4 acres. The project will also include an approximate 3,290 square foot shared resident center with phase 3. in addition to recreational open space with a network of walkways connecting the site along with barbeque/picnic areas and a tot lot for the residents.

    The target population primarily consists of residents from the City of Paso Robles and north San Luis Obispo County who are income qualified. One-hundred percent of the units will be rent restricted to individuals and families with incomes ranging from 30% to 60% of the County area median income.

    Oak Park 4 is a public/private financed project whose primary sources of funds come from CREA as the investor/limited partner through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credits program. Wells Fargo Bank was the construction lender, and Jones, Lang, LaSalle LLC is the permanent lender. Additionally, the Project received deferred loans from Paso Robles Housing Authority, City of Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo Housing Trust Fund and additionally the project received Project-Based and VASH Vouchers from the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo.