Social Work

  • School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals.  They are the link between home, school and community. Social Workers strive to identify and remove barriers to students’ academic achievement, social and emotional development and overall well-being.  Some supports include:

    • Resources for mental health services
    • Assist families in understanding and responding to life events including, but not limited to, grief and loss, job instability, housing needs, divorce, health needs, etc)
    • Connect and referral to community programs
    • Referral to substance abuse resources/programs
    • Information on housing, clothing, food resources and utility assistance 
    • Information on medical insurance and healthcare including Medical Assistance
    • Free & Reduced Lunch Program
    • Assist parents in accessing supports and programs for students with special needs

    For more detailed information please see the district website under Departments -> Social Services