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Nipomo Elementary School Rm #8

Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 - 8:00pm

bill.tindula@lmusd.org


FOOD DISTRIBUTION:

Nipomo - Nipomo Elementary School

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month 4:00 -6:00pm

in the Tiger Cafe (MPR)

197 W. Tefft St.

Nipomo CA 93444

Dana - Dana Elementary School

4th Tuesday of the month 4:00-6:00pm

920 W. Tefft St.

Nipomo CA 93444

Oceano - Oceano Family Resource Center

3rd Friday of The Month 4:00-5:30pm

Ocean 1511 19th St.

Oceano CA 93445

Hello, my name is Aaron Meloncon and I am a Lucia Mar Unified School District Counselor. I am currently the School Counselor at Nipomo, Dana and Oceano Elementary Schools. I have been working at this position since the 2016-2017 school year. I enjoy my role of helping the students within our district access their strengths and help them reach their full potential.

The purpose and priority of school-based counseling services is to help student deal with challenges that interfere with their success as students in the school environment. However, my role also includes supporting the students' families and teachers in any way that optimizes the student's experience in the school setting.

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Managing Worry and Anxiety for Kids

Anti Testing Anxiety



FOOD DISTRIBUTION:

Nipomo - Nipomo Elementary School

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month 4:00 -6:00pm

in the Tiger Cafe (MPR)

197 W. Tefft St.

Nipomo CA 93444

Dana - Dana Elementary School

4th Tuesday of the month 4:00-6:00pm

920 W. Tefft St.

Nipomo CA 93444

Oceano - Oceano Family Resource Center

3rd Friday of The Month 4:00-5:30pm

Ocean 1511 19th St.

Oceano CA 93445

Services Facilitated

  • Provide individual and group school-based counseling for students in need of additional supports beyond the interventions provided within the classroom
  • Promote appropriate behavior school-wide and provide information about learning resources through:
      • Planning and supervising activities related to college exploration
      • Facilitating activities and events to provide students access to information about career education and training
      • Supporting teachers with information and resources to aid in the support of their students
  • Present and arrange for speakers to appear in classrooms to discuss topics that facilitate student success and help create an ideal culture and climate for learning such as:
      • Goal-setting
      • Study skills
      • Proper behavior
      • Bullying
      • Empathy
      • Personal safety
      • Healthy living habits
      • Online citizenship

Others supports available include connections to community resources to support challenges related to:

  • Homelessness or inadequate housing
  • Food insecurity
  • Clothing needs
  • Support for domestic abuse or victimization from violent crime
  • Family counseling
  • Family separation or fragmentation
  • Loss of significant person
  • Exposure to trauma
  • Problems connected to drug and alcohol use

If you have questions or concerns related to your student and would like to know if they can be supported through school-based counseling, please contact your student's teacher to discuss the possibility of the teacher submitting a referral for services.

Counseling and Family Support Partners

SAFE - Services Affirming Family Empowerment provide mental health and umbrella services (basic needs support, utilities assistance, housing assistance) for families within the district.

CCC - Community Counseling Center counselors are contracted with the district to see children, adolescents of all ages with a variety of problems including: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, home-life disfunction, anger, grief, phobias, stress and transitional issues that can be helped by short-term counseling.

SCYC - South County Youth Coalition encourages collaboration among youth serving agencies to promote a healthy community for kids and their families in South County, through increased opportunities for education, recreation, and community involvement

Children’s Resource Network - provides disadvantaged children and at-risk youth in San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County with free clothing, blankets, books, backpacks, school supplies, diapers, toiletries and other items to meet their educational and personal basic needs.