Compass Resources for Families
Find internal forms and resources to help your families.
Request Items for Families
Adult, kids & infant clothing
Books & toys
Request a Laptop
Use the button below to request and/or return a laptop for client families or staff-use.
Request a Furniture and Household Goods through Make It Home
Make It Home is a Compass partner agency where you can request FREE furniture, ie. beds, dining tables, and other household items for your client families.
How it works:
Request groceries, toiletries, hot meals and items pick up for your client families through Compass Family Resource Center.
Indicate the day and items your client will pick up at 37 Grove in the list linked below. For items not typically provided through CFRC, please make sure to indicate where the item in the list is so CFRC staff can ensure an easy pickup for your client family.
Make sure your client knows to pick up only during CFRC's open hours.
Compass Family Resource Center Hours:
Monday 9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 12 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm
CFRC is closed ALL DAY on Training Day (4th Tuesday of every month).
Every Thursday at 10 am
Zoom: 219 773 1403
Compass Family Resource Center
Invite your families for enriching groups and classes!
Available in English and Spanish.
See flyers to learn more the different groups and classes!
See event details in the staff calendar.
Questions? Email Claudia Villierme.
Compass Family Resource Center - CWORK
Questions? Email Michele Rimando.
Compass has partnered with Farming Hope and their second restaurant, Refettorio, to provide free meals to Compass families while also networking with others in the Compass community.
Meal pickup time is between 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm and CWORK staff will be onsite from 5 - 5:30 pm to greet and connect with families.
The form to request meals can be shared with Compass families. The form will close when slots are full and the dates for meal pick up will change weekly.
Children of Shelters Grant
Mini-Grants for education, enrichment and urgent support needs of Compass children
Email Karin Lamb.
How it works:
Request a mini- grant (funding) to provide education, enrichment and urgent support for Compass kids
Here is an example of what you can request a mini-grant for:
8-year-old 2nd grade student in Oakland requested $250 to attend Mathnasium, The Math Learning Center, to improve her math skills, as she was failing math.
Funding requests are due the last Wednesday of each month.
Apply for a mini-grant using the form below.