Student Support Services

Overview

Students and families who would like free supportive assistance, for personal, home, or school-related issues, are welcome to call or drop by the Student Support Center (located in Room F-1). The Center is open during the school year. 

Services are confidential(except in those situations when a student’s safety is at risk), and are available in multiple languages (English, Spanish, Ukrainian, and Russian).

For More Information:

Contact - Mary Struhs,MSW, Coordinator – (916) 826-3223 or mary-struhs@scusd.edu 

Anna Tyulyu, MSW, School Social Worker – (916) 826-2511 or anna-tyulyu@scusd.edu

 

Our Purpose

To support students’ academic success and social/emotional well-being.

Services Provided:

  • Mental health counseling (short-term individual)
  • Support groups (art therapy-based bereavement, LGBTQ, and stress management)
  • One-on-one mentoring (academic and personal growth)
  • Crisis intervention and safety risk assessment 
  • Referrals to school and community resources (including food, shelter, housing, employment, public assistance, health insurance, etc.)
  • Free school supplies and backpacks
  • Home visits
  • Bullying, violence, and suicide prevention education activities
  • Assistance with 504 Plans for students with a mental and/or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.  504 Plans provide accommodations and/or related services to ensure equal access to education