Mental Health Resources
School Counselors, Social Workers and Support Staff
Kent ISD has school counselors and social workers available to continue to support our students and families. Please email your child’s school staff listed below for assistance.
Helping your student during the COVID-19 pandemic
Helpful Tips from the National Association of School Psychologists.
Tips for helping students cope from the Michigan Department of Education.
Self Care Strategies
Local Resources for Basic Needs Support
Food, housing, employment, and financial support.
Food assistance and pantries, utility assistance, CoVid 19 Kent County Resources
Check here for a map for local food resources.
Offers a comprehensive, updated list of resources including everything from shelter and transportation to recreation and volunteer opportunities.
Mental Health Support Resources
Mental health counseling, substance use treatment and family development programs.
Grief and loss support for children and their families.
Proactive mental health and suicide prevention education to improve and save lives.
Offers compassionate comfort to those affected by suicide and mental illness.
Empowering our LGBTQ Community through supportive services and awareness.
Mental Health Crisis Resources
(Medicaid and those who are uninsured)
790 Fuller Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources.
Multiple locations throughout West Michigan
1055 Medical Park Dr. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Salvation Army Warmline
Call to connect with peer specialists to talk, work through anxiety, stress and loneliness.
Anyone can report tips on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools. Tips can be submitted 24/7.
David Moncada CounselorSend an Email
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One thing is for certain, these are challenging times, but we're all in this together. Please know that we're here for you and none of us walks alone; there are people in your school community ready and happy to help. We hope that the information provided gives you resources to navigate your needs. Now more than ever, our mental, social and physical well-being are important to monitor and address. Keeping our community healthy is our goal; let us know how we can help.