Bruce Vento Family Center

Family Connect

       The Bruce Vento Family Center is here to build relationships with families and create a bridge between school and home.  The Family Center is located in room 1302, staff are available school days from 10 am to 3 pm and on Wednesday's from 8 am to 4 pm. 

    Our goal is to provide families with opportunities to connect with other families, pass along resources and information, and build a network for support.  Weekly we host Family Connect meetings as a way to build community and support of family network.  Join us on Wednesday's at 8:30 am for Family Connect.  Families are welcome to visit anytime, we look forward to meeting you!      


     Family Connect Carol and Fannie Cooking Class Egg Rolls


    Family Center Calendar: 

    Family Connect:

      Wednesday's at 8:30 am 

    Wellness Wednesday's:

    Wednesday's at 3:15 pm

    Food Distributions  

    Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 from 3 to 4 pm 

    Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 from 3 to 4 pm  


    Housing Support and Resources

    Career Support

    Educational Resources for Families

    Information on Adult Education Classes

    Community Connections

    Food Pantry

    Literacy Resources

    Volunteer Opportunities 

    Community Garden Connection and much more! 


    Phone: 651-744-5779

    Gretchen Ray


    Gardening Coordinator-

    Kirsten Saylor



    Neighborhood House Staff:  

    Tiana Neu


    Please call or email to set up an appointment.  

    English and Spanish


    Ku Ku Paw Lynn


    Email, call, or come to walk in hours: 12:00 - 3:00 on Tuesdays in the Family Center

    English, Karen, Burmese, and Thai


    Danisa Farley, Food Support Specialist (SNAP Outreach)