Family Resources

Student Resource Coordinators are here to help families in situations of crisis, abuse and neglect, in addition to supporting other areas of social-emotional need affected students academic achievement.

Ronna Caldewell

Supporting AZVA: 9th 12th grades

rocaldwell@k12.com

Samantha Labib

Supporting AZVA: K-8th grade

slabib@k12.com

Monthly Online Support groups for our families:

  • September: Motivation
  • October: Anti-Bullying
  • November: Self-Esteem
  • December: Live to Give
  • January: Motivation/Planning for Success/Successful Failures
  • February: Grief and Loss
  • March: Coping Skills
  • April: AzMerit Test Prep

Open office hours:

Available for our students in families if you need to talk or seek help. See schedule below and feel free to chat with one of our team.

SCHEDULE and links of hours:


If we are not available and you need help right away please use these valuable resources below!

Emergency? Dial 9-1-1

If you or a loved one are facing a behavioral health crisis, call the Behavioral Health Crisis Line. Crisis intervention, support and referrals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Suicide/Crisis Hotlines by County:

  • 1-800-631-1314 and 602-222-9444 (Maricopa County)
  • 1-866-495-6735 or 520-622-6000 (Pima County)
  • 1-800-259-3449 (Gila River and Ak-Chin Indian Communities)
  • 1-866-495-6735 (Yuma, LaPaz, Pinal, Graham, Greenlee, Cochise and Santa Cruz Counties)
  • 1-877-756-4090 (Mohave, Coconino, Apache, Navajo and Yavapai Counties)

Text HOME to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255

Department of Child Safety

Our Vision: Children thrive in family environments free from abuse and neglect.

Our Mission: Successfully engage children and families to ensure safety, strengthen families, and achieve permanency.

Call 1-888-767-2455

Since 1998, NCMEC has operated the CyberTipline, a place where the public and electronic service providers can report suspected online and offline child sexual exploitation. The millions of reports made each year uniquely situate NCMEC to identify trends and create prevention resources to address the evolving needs of kids and teens online

Helping Children Cope with Trauma:

Confusing and frightening emotions follow a traumatic event or natural disaster in children and adolescents. The proper care and support will help the child or adolescent recover faster. The following website has coping tips, and strategies that may help a child or adolescent who is facing a traumatic situation.

*If anyone is ever in immediate risk of harm, you can and should call 911 or take them to the emergency room.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/helping-children-cope-with-traumatic-stress

Help for Parents with Troubled Teens:

Parenting a teenager can be challenging. A teens brain is changing rapidly and they process information differently than an adult brain. Your teen may exhibit reckless behavior that is overwhelming and hard to navigate. Your teen may also be clinically diagnosed with a mental illness, and act out on a daily basis. The following website gives parents resources that may help given your teens specific concerns.

https://teenlineonline.org/parents/support/resources/

National Parent Helpline- 1-855-427-2736

*If anyone is ever in immediate risk of harm, you can and should call 911 or take them to the emergency room.

Helping a Child who is Grieving:

When someone you care about is grieving it can be difficult to know what to say or do. However, your support, and care can make all the difference in helping your loved one heal. The following website has tools and suggestions to help you navigate this time helping a loved one.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/helping-someone-who-is-grieving.htm

*If anyone is ever in immediate risk of harm, you can and should call 911 or take them to the local emergency room.

Finding a Counselor:

Contact your health care provider to see who is in network. Many times counselors do not accept insurance but they will determine payment based off household income. You can also contact your Family Practice Doctor and discuss options in your area. When school is in session please reach out to your schools Student Resource Coordinator and they will be able to send resources and answer any questions you may have along the way.