• Upcoming Events

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    April 17th at 6pm: Current Trends of Substance Use in Adolescents.

    Free Webinar - April 18th at 5:30pm: Chronically Absent: How to Manage School Refusal

    April 24th at 5:30pm - Protect our Future: Internet Safety and Human Trafficking 101 presented by Project Mona's House

    May 1st and May 8th: Talks Before 14: How to Start Tough Conversations with Your Kids

    Welcome to the Alden Family Center

    The Family Center serves as a place to help individuals, students and families in the Alden School District by increasing availability and accessibility of services that promotes a positive well-being, acceptance and personal success.


    Our vision for the Center is to provide a place where families and students in the community can go for support and create educational, social and emotional growth opportunities through programming and services.

    The Center offers a no-fee consultation service that is available to all students and families who live in the Alden School District. The hope of these services is to serve, support and collaborate with families, school professionals, and others to increase student growth and learning while removing social, emotional, financial and other non-academic barriers.  

    Services that the Family Center offers:

    • Short-term family consultations/meetings:  including mental health concerns, family communication, divorce/separation, domestic violence, substance abuse, anger management, behavior concerns.
    • Easier access to community resources and agencies
    • Educational workshops and support related to parenting/school concerns
    • Provide resources and information to families about services in the community
    • Assist families in need of food/clothing

    The Family Center is open Tuesdays 7:15am-2:45pm, Wednesdays 11:30am-7:00pm, and Thursdays 8:15am-3:45pm

    The Alden Family Center is located at Alden Middle School.  If you would like to make an appointment or have any questions, please feel free to contact Meredith Howard, Alden Family Center Facilitator, at 716-937-9116 ext 2158 or email at mhoward@aldenschools.org.  Check out the events page for information on what we are planning.