If you are struggling or know someone who is, help is available.
If you need help, please ask for it. Call the hotlines.
Reach out to the professionals. Please know you are not alone.
Mental Health and Social Supports: How Adults Can Help to Prevent Suicide:
Additional information from Oregon Department of Education (ODE) regarding suicide prevention.
Safe + Strong -Emotional support and resource referral line -1-800-923-HELP (4357)
Oregon Youthline 1-877-968-8491 | teen2teen to 839863
Lines for Life 1-800-273-8255
National Alliance on Mental Illness 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-2855
Cason’s Place Grief Support for Children and Families located in Pendleton 541-612-0828
Dougy Center National Center for Grieving Children and Families 1-866-775-5683
FOSTER CARE & HOUSING SUPPORT
Family & School Liaison:
Troy Jerome: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family advocates are available to help all students and their families get connected with resources within the school and community.
Youth Experiencing Homelessness & Foster Care
Umatilla County CARE meets with parents to identify services, support and direction in assessing children's needs. Community partners can then be accessed for an array of services including counseling, housing options, medical, basic needs, and transportation. The focus of CARE is prevention. Please click the link for additional information. Umatilla County Care
The McKinney-Vento Act’s Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program, ensures that homeless children and youth are provided a free, appropriate public education, despite lack of a fixed place of residence or a supervising parent or guardian. The state public school admission statute assuring the right of homeless and other children and youth in similar circumstances to enroll in schools is ORS 339.115(7). ODE McKinney-Vento
“Foster Care” means substitute care for children placed by the Department of Human Services or a tribal child welfare agency away from their parents and for whom the department or agency has placement and care responsibility, including placements in foster family homes, foster homes of relatives, group homes, emergency shelters, residential facilities, child care institutions and pre-adoptive homes. Oregon Foster Care Page
COMMUNITY COUNSELING SERVICES (formally Lifeways)
CCS : 541-240-8030
CCS: not experiencing an emergency but need someone to talk to, Warmline: 1-800-698-2392
WRAP AROUND SERVICES (Service Information guide)
LOCAL COUNSELING SERVICES: (List Attached)
Tips & Strategies to Mange Anxiety and Stress
Online Counseling Programs: Ultimate Guide to Mental Health
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