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Family Access Network hires new advocates, expands in Crook County


The Family Access Network (FAN) is pleased to announce the hiring of three new FAN advocates: Amy Naegeli, FAN advocate at Edwin Brown Center and Ridgeview High in Redmond; Nicole Stefano, FAN advocate at Lava Ridge Elementary, Sky View Middle School, and Westside Village in Bend; and Whitney Davis, FAN advocate at Jewell Elementary and Silver Rail Elementary in Bend.

FAN is also excited to report that FAN services in Crook County have expanded. Traci Peterson, who began last year as a half-time FAN advocate in the Crook County Middle School is now a full-time advocate at both the middle school, and at Crook County High School.

We are excited to welcome these three qualified ladies, who will be a great addition to our FAN team. We are also extremely excited to be able to offer critical FAN services throughout Crook County,” said Julie Lyche, FAN executive director.

To find a contact list of all FAN advocates, please visit our website at .

Unique to Central Oregon, FAN began in January 1993 and currently employs 25 advocates in 52 public school (K-12) and early childhood sites to efficiently reach and connect disadvantaged children and families to critical basic-need services such as: food, shelter, clothing, healthcare and more. FAN’s mission is to improve lives by ensuring that all children in Deschutes and Crook Counties have access to basic-need services.

The Family Access Network is committed to building a healthy community by alleviating the suffering of children in need. In the 2016/17 school year, FAN advocates improved the lives of over 9,000 children and family members in Central Oregon.

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