Student Support Services

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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 and closed during summer months when regular school is not in session.   

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

Purpose of the Support Center:

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 

Linkages to school and community resources

Advocacy for students and family members with school and community resources

Assistance with 504 Accommodation Plans for students with mental and/or physical disabilities

Free school supplies and backpacks 

Home visits

Bullying, violence, and suicide prevention education activities

For More Information:

Contact - Mary Struhs,MSW, Coordinator – (916) 395-5070 ext. 505712 or mary-struhs@scusd.edu 

Anna Tyulyu, MSW, School Social Worker – (916) 395-5070 ext. 505716 or anna-tyulyu@scusd.edu