FCS CONNECT

Connecting community and mental health resources to FCS staff, students and families!

Includes local, state and federal information regarding COVID-19. Learn more about available resources, such as food and programs for those financially impacted by COVID such as United Way of Johnson County's ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE PLAN.

Includes mental health, suicide prevention, grief, trauma, addiction resources and more.

SUICIDE PREVENTION - If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, HELP IS AVAILABLE!

Call 911 or 1-800-273-8255 or text IN to 741741 (Suicide Prevention Lifeline)

The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a partnership between Franklin Community Schools and Adult and Child Mental Health, Johnson County's Community Based Mental Health Agency.

SAP includes up to 2 free confidential mental health sessions with a licensed mental health therapist. These sessions do NOT require insurance. Sessions can be provided face to face, virtual, or by telephone.

FCS is committed to providing mental health support in a variety of way to meet the needs of its students. SAP should be viewed as an additional layer of mental health support and in no way should discourage students from reaching out to their school counselor or SEL Interventionist.

Currently this program is available for middle and high school students ONLY.

A place for students, families, and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings and building resilience.

Explains what Social Emotional Learning is and includes links to kid-friendly websites, YouTube Videos, lesson plans for teachers and counselors, and course libraries with 100's of SEL resources.

Johnson County community resources including child care, diapers, clothing, housewares, employment, food, housing, shelter, utility assistance and more.

Food pantry supporting all FCS staff, students and families. No income restrictions! Typically the 1st Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted. Operation times are different during COVID-19. Click for more information.

Connecting Franklin Community students and their families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless with resources, information and emergency essentials. If you need assistance, please complete this FORM and our Community Outreach Assistant will contact you.

Includes information and resources to support conversations on race, racism, LGBTQ+ and more

Report bullying at FCS through the STOPit phone app, learn more information and find available resources.

Resources for high school/adult education, tutoring, and more

Meet Millie and Hiro, Franklin Community Schools new therapy dog's coming to Northwood and Webb Elementary in the spring.

Do you love the FCS Connect newsletter? You can access the FCS staff, parent and student (middle and high school only) issues in one place!