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Lakeland Family Resource Center is available to all families for free, regardless of income. We offer programs, events, support, education and resource assistance in Washburn County and surrounding counties.

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Family Programs

Lakeland Family Resource Center has play groups and resources for all ages of children and their parents, including relatives as parents. We want to provide a supportive and educational environment while, most importantly, having fun and meeting new people.

Parent Education

Lakeland Family Resource Center offers parenting education on many topics

Relatives as Parents
Positive Parenting
Health
Nutrition
Stress Reduction
Child Development
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About Us

Improving the Community and Quality of Life in Washburn County and Beyond

Lakeland Family Resource Center (LFRC) is a 501c3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization founded in 1996 and headquartered in Spooner, Wisconsin. All of our programs and services are developed based on the needs of the communities.

School to Home Program

Lakeland Family Resource Center has a staff member at every school district in Washburn County to help connect children and families to area resources. You can refer yourself or refer a family.

Community Response Program

We assist area families who find themselves in emergency situations with food, housing and other basic needs.

Children and Family Development Events and Programs

Play groups, family nights, parenting education and more - Lakeland Family Resource Center has ongoing children and family development programs for a healthier, stronger community.

See What our Family at Lakeland is Saying!

"I would never have gotten to where I am today, without the constant support, check-ins, referrals, encouraging

"I would never have gotten to where I am today, without the constant support, check-ins, referrals, encouraging words and help I received from Lakeland.”

"I would never have gotten to where I am today, without the constant support, check-ins, referrals, encouraging words and help I received from Lakeland.”

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Your contributions made an impact on our youth!

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I would never have gotten to where I am today, without the constant support, check-ins, referrals, encouraging words and help I received from Lakeland.

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This is a lifesaver!

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We were able to get all our basic needs met with your help.

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This has been such a big help for our family.

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Thank you for listening...and caring. I felt hopeless yesterday and now I have hope.

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I love our Relatives as Parents Group. I don't feel like I'm the only one raising a grandchild.

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They do a great job helping families.

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Family-friendly activities are a must for the small community of Spooner.

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A great place for the community!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the pop-up pantry restocked?
What is the School to Home Liaison Program and how do I refer a family?
What program do you have for Youth and Teens?
What is a “Playgroup” and what ages is it geared toward?
What if you don’t have the service I need?

Still have questions?

Contact us today for information about our programs and 
community resources.

Contact us

We would love to hear from you. Better yet, come see us in person!

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Open Hours
Monday
9 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday
9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday
9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday
9 AM - 4 PM
Friday
9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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