Marshall Family Resource Center

The Marshall Family Resource Center (MFRC) is part of Eureka City Schools (ECS) and is a member of the Humboldt Network of Family Resource Centers (HNFRC). 

Our center is formed through a network of partnerships working together to help families and students who need extra support. The MFRC strives to positively impact the lives of those around us and seeks to improve health and resiliency in our community; best of all, our services are free. 

We want to ensure all children have the resources to enroll, attend, and succeed in school. MFRC services are available to students, families, and Eureka community members. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Help with school registration
  • Connection to school services
  • Transportation support to school
  • Backpacks/school supplies
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Food, and holiday food distribution
  • Laundry 
  • Hygiene supplies
  • Healthcare and dental referrals, health and nutrition education
  • Lice eradication
  • Referral access to mental health counseling
  • Support and advocacy in the schools
  • Connection to community resources
  • Help to get birth certificates/social security cards
  • Help to apply for housing and jobs
  • Help to apply for or to recertify for CalFresh/Medi-Cal/Partnership
  • Help to apply for a primary care provider/dentist/etc
  • Help to access school-required vaccinations
  • Connection to all local social services
  • Family resource libraries, parenting workshops, emergency transportation, emergency basic needs, insurance Medi-Cal, CalWORKS, and CalFresh enrollment assistance

As always, we are here for you and can offer referrals and connections to other services that may be helpful.


Marshall Family Resource Center entrance on I StreetWe are located at the ECS District Office, 2100 J Street in Eureka. Access to the center is at the corner of Trinity Street and I Street. MFRC currently has drop-in hours Monday through Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for all your needs/questions, or you can schedule an appointment. Please always call our office at 707-441-2404 before drop-in hours, as unforeseen changes may occur. 

Taevia Salazar Pettitt, MSW, PPSC, is the coordinator for the Marshall Family Resource Center. Salazar Pettitt has experience as a McKinney-Vento Foster Youth Educational Liaison, a background in social work, and a passion for serving the community.