About FACE

  • FACE

    At Denver Public Schools, Family and Community Engagement (FACE) fosters a school community that is educated, engaged and empowered to share the responsibility in creating supportive schools where Every Student Thrives. 

    What we offer

    We are the FACE of Denver Public Schools. Family and Community Engagement (FACE) provides access to resources, information, education and support for everyone in the DPS community at any point in their life's journey, supporting our district’s 93,000 students and their families. Our programs and services include:

    • Family and Youth Services: We use innovative strategies to support students, families and schools, leveraging a multi-generational approach and partnering with community organizations to provide whole child and wrap-around services to obtain critical life skills that increase their economic self-sufficiency and the academic achievement of their students.
    • Empowerment and Engagement Team: Developing educated, enagaged and empowered parents and staff who are academic partners in their student's success.
    • Family Constituency Services: We provide high quality services using culturally competent practices. We provide services to families, schools, and community members who need assistance accessing school and district resources, addressing concerns, and building skills to be strong partners in their students’ education. We have Spanish-speaking staff and have access to multilingual interpretation services.

    We’re here for families when they need us, offering support in partnership with over 500 community organizations and more than 6,000 volunteers. Together, we can all drive positive change in our homes, schools and communities so that Every Student Thrives.


  • Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE)
    Emily Griffith Campus
    1860 Lincoln Street, 12th Floor
    Denver, CO 80203

    DPS FACE External Website

    Executive Director of FACE, Adella Arredondo
    Adella Arredondo
    Executive Director of Family and Community Engagement


    For general FACE questions: 

    Family and Community Helpline: