Community Resources

SNAP Replacement Benefits

El Programa Formando Familias Fuertes (F.F.F.)

Community News

Families may qualify for help with internet and mobile costs

June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Community, District News, School News|Tags: |

Did you know that as a Salem-Keizer family, you may qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program? The Affordable Connectivity Program provides qualified households with a credit of up to $30 a month towards internet and mobile services.

In all Salem-Keizer Public Schools, students receive free breakfast and lunch each day as part of the Community Eligibility Provision. All households with children receiving free or reduced meals may be eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program. We encourage all families to learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program.

Affordable Connectivity Program

The internet providers listed below are participating.

To enroll, families will need to submit proof of enrollment, which can be accessed through the district’s ParentVUE portal and verification of income may be required for program enrollment.

Families are encouraged to enroll

With the launch of the new Affordable Connectivity Program, which may be available to all district families, Salem-Keizer families currently receiving sponsorship through the Internet Essentials Partnership Program are highly encouraged to enroll in the Affordable Connectivity Program to avoid unexpected charges for internet services.

Have questions about the Affordable Connectivity Program? Please contact your internet provider’s customer service.

Summer meal service June 26 to August 30, 2023

June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Community, District News, Food Services, School News|Tags: |

Meal packs will be available for curbside pick-up every Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be placed into large grocery bags for easier transport.

Every meal pack will consist of two breakfasts and two lunches. Limit of five meal packs per person.

Meals will be available at seven schools

  • Auburn Elementary School
  • Chapman Hill Elementary School
  • Chavez Elementary Schools
  • Claggett Creek Middle School
  • Grant Elementary School
  • Hayesville Elementary School
  • Morningside Elementary School

Download a flyer with the information above in English or Spanish.

Fake fentanyl: What parents and students need to know

May 8th, 2023|Categories: Community, District News, Press Room|Tags: |

Oregon has lost several students to fentanyl in the last few years. Linked below are fact sheets to help educate students, parents and the community about the dangers of fake pills made from deadly fentanyl.

Fentanyl being disguised as candy

Fentanyl is currently very common in our community; it is a powerful synthetic opioid that is like morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent. Fentanyl is odorless, tasteless and colorless. Young people think they are taking “blues,” OxyContin or Xanax, but they are often taking pills laced with fentanyl. Recently, law enforcement agencies have also warned about the danger of fentanyl being disguised as candy, specifically targeted to be sold to children.

Talking to your student is the best prevention

The best prevention is talking to your student about never taking any medication that doesn’t come from their doctor. This includes never taking pills, even from friends. This is a conversation that can literally save your child’s life.
One pill has the potential to be deadly.

Other prevention strategies

Open communication

One of the best ways to protect youth from substances is by having open communication and educating them on the risks of substance use. Listening to them without judging is a critical tool you can provide as their trusted adult.

Look for changes in behavior

Look out for changes in behavior, such as irregular eating or sleeping patterns, low energy, general signs of depression or anxiety, unusual irritability, slipping grades, lack of interest in activities they love, and even drastic clothing style changes. Trust your instincts. If you notice a change, ask about it.

Monitor social media

Talk to your child and monitor their social media use. The online environment provides platforms for people to sell substances. Substances can be offered by someone met online.


Tips on how to keep the children in your care safe

Go to Top