Family Connection & Communities In Schools of Wilkes County,

a community-based non-profit organization, whose purpose is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Washington-Wilkes by working to reduce barriers & increase positive factors within the community.

Vision

All Wilkes County children and youth will be healthy, safe, successful in school and prepared for productive adulthood. Furthermore, families will be economically independent and able to provide a permanent, caring home for their children with integral support from the community to enhance family self-sufficiency.

Mission

Family Connection:
to foster a local collaborative decision-making process and identify resources to improve conditions and outcomes for children and families in Wilkes County in the areas of health, school readiness and school success, family stability and self-sufficiency. More >

Communities In Schools:
to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. More >

In the News

FCCIS receives grant from Plum Creek The Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Wilkes County (FCCIS) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation... More >

Summer camp gives kids fun academic and recreational activities The summer program enrollment was 155, with an average daily attendance of 135. A hundred students enjoyed a free lunch each day, along with other snacks and treats, such as the "kool," icy snow cones... More >

Wynn tells Kiwanis Club about functions of Wilkes Co. FC-CIS Wynn's message to the club emphasized her organization's committment to improving conditions and outcomes for children and families in Wilkes County in the areas of health, school readiness and school success, family stability and self-sufficiency... More >