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Student Support Center

 Providing on-site confidential social-emotional/mental health support for students. 

The Student Support Center (SSC) is staffed by a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Interns and Clinicians from Community Based Organizations. The SSC works collaboratively with staff at the school site and District office.  

The SSC Provides a number of free and confidential* services and supports to the school community including:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Psychoeducation
  •  mental health counseling services, support, and case management.
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Family therapy (brief)
  • Linking students and families with school and community resources.

Other Resources

Suicide/Crises

Uplift Family Services Crisis Hotline:       

 408-379-3796

Alum Rock Counseling Center Mobile Crisis Unit 408-294-0579

Abuse/Neglect

Child Protective Services (CPS)

408-299-2071

How do I refer a student for services?

Anyone can submit a referral for services, please click on the link and submit a referal that goes directly to Ms. Zavala. 

Please note that SSC staff will make contact with the student and assess for services within two weeks of recieving referral.

forms.doc-tracking.com/48252/226274/1009

If the mattter is urgent please contact the School Social Worker directly

Emily Zavala, LCSW, PPSC

(408) 347-5663

Zavalae@esuhsd.org