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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


Uplift Family Services Crisis Hotline:       


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


Child Protective Services (CPS)


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.

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

Emily Zavala, LCSW, PPSC

(408) 347-5663