GSSD Counseling Dept Social & Emotional Support Services
Parenting During a Pandemic - Resources
Crisis/ Community Links
Pennsylvania Crisis Text Line: Text "PA" to 741-741
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
The Westmoreland County Crisis Hotline: 1-800-836-6010 or 724-547-0285. This is a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week telephone hotline service.
United Way of Westmoreland County: Dial 211 from your phone.
- This hotline is staffed 24 hours a day. The United Way hotline can help provide information regarding services for families needing assistance for a variety of circumstances.
Internet Safety Information
Crisis/Tragedy Information (Please click on the link below)
Academic Achievement and Success
-100 ways to use your ipod to learn and study-www.bspcn.com/2008/02/16/100-ways-to-use-your-ipod-to-learn-and-study-better/
-Flordia Center for Reading Research (Strategies to help support reading fluency and comprehension)-http://fcrr.org
Special Education Resources
John Hopkins (John Hopkins University for Talent Youth offers information for students in the Gifted program and their parents.)
PA Grow (This webpage allows parents to access reading and math activities.)
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