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Mental Health Resources to Access (If Needed)

Dear JLS Parents/Guardians,

The counseling team at JLS would like to provide some mental health resources for your information if you need any support with accessing mental health resources during the break. This list includes various hotline numbers and also contact information for a few agencies that provide mental health support for students and families. We are posting this information on the grade level Schoology pages for students to access as well.

During the holidays, students might have a need to get more support while they are away from school. We want to make sure that students and families have access to this information.

If you have serious and immediate concern regarding a student (yourself or a friend), please call 9-1-1 or PAPD Dispatch at 650-329-2413 for support.

If your concern needs immediate attention, support is also available by contacting the providers listed below.

Crisis Text Line: 741-741
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
Trevor Lifeline (National LGBTQ+ hotline: 678-678 (text)
Bill Wilson 24/7 Teen Line: 888-247-7717
SCC Suicide & Crisis Line: 855-278-4204
Uplift: 408-379-9085
Alum Rock Mobile Crisis: 888-247-7717
Star Vista: 650-579-0350

Non Emergency Mental Health Needs:
It is recommended that families, students or staff needing mental health services utilize Care Solace to find a community provider.  Those in need of support may call  24/7 (888) 515-0595,  or send an email to or visit 

Your child can also visit allcove - a local community mental health organization that currently serves youth in Palo Alto.

We look forward to seeing your children back on campus in 2022!

Ms. Hankins (Grade 6), Mr. Arya (Grade 7), Ms. Flores-Ragade (Grade 8),