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2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
217/525-3195
 
ACCESSING SOCIAL WORK SERVICES FOR YOUR CHILD DURING REMOTE LEARNING

Sometimes life is difficult, and it has not become easier in the midst of a pandemic!  If you find your child struggling with issues at home (divorce/separation, grief/loss, family instability, military deployment, serious illness of caretaker, etc.) or with anything related to the new normal, which is remote learning, I am here to help! Feel free to contact me at the school-217-525-3195,  or by email...buttrfld@sps186.org. I am here full-time beginning August 14, and can usually assist you very quickly.

Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 explanation for kids!

This is a great video that will help kids understand just what this virus is and why it is so important to stay at home!  Click  the link to be redirected to the video.  It's about 5 minutes long, maybe a bit more.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkUlCIFE45M

 

NUMBERS YOU MAY NEED WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION

If you or someone you love is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others always call 9-1-1 or take them to the nearest Hospital Emergency Department!

Springfield Police (non-emergency): 217-788-8311

Sangamon County Sheriff's Office (non-emergency): 217-753-6666

CARES Mental Health Crisis Line:  1-800-345-9049  You should call CARES when a child is at risk to himself or others and any time you or others think a child is having a mental health crisis. If a child has mental health problems, but is NOT a risk to self or others and is not experiencing a crisis, contact your local community mental health services (Memorial Behavioral Health

Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) if you or someone you know is at risk of suicide