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    COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources 

    We understand that some families may be experiencing hardship during and we want you to know that your Porter family is here to support you in any way that we can.


    EMOTIONAL SUPPORT 

    All Prince William County Public Schools will close to students effective Saturday, March 14, until June 2020, due to the growing health concern caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). 

    Virtual Support for Porter Students is available during this stressfull time.
    Contact Ms. Kargbo or Ms. Carmack for support. Parents, please check out PWCS site for more information.


    CLICK HERE 
    For more information 

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    Emergency Resources:

    ACTS Helpline                                              703.368.4141

    1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)                 1.800.784.2433

    Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)             741741   

    PWC Child Protective Services Hotline       703.792.4200

    PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800

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    Community Resources

         
    If you need help with FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH     LOCATIONS click here!!
         
    Food Pantry List.pdf



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    Resources for Students and Families 

    Area Tele-Mental Health Resources


    • This resource, compiled by Eleanore Gubitosa, Mental Health Specialist, is a list of area mental health providers who are able to serve clients via tele-counseling. The list is broken down into age levels, and has a section on bilingual tele-counseling.


    PWCS Family Support

     

    • This resource contains links to articles geared toward parents/guardians coping with school closures, their children's emotions and questions, and their own stress.


    School Counseling Student Resources

     

    • This resource has links to school counseling-related (social-emotional, academic, career) websites for students, as well as descriptions of each site.

    Military Connected Families 
      - This resource has links that provide all of our 
    Military Connected Families with additional resources, information, and activities to help during this time of distance learning. 

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     Websites


    NASP/NASN Parent Resource for Talking to Children about COVID-19


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    Feeling Worried?

    Check out this link for coping skills. 

    Emergency Resources:

    ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

    1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

    Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

    PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

    PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800

    Emergency Resources:

    ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

    1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

    Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

    PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

    PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800

    Emergency Resources:

    ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

    1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

    Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

    PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

    PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800

    Emergency Resources:

    ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

    1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

    Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

    PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

    PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800


    Useful Links 

    All group links and files on this page are for informational use only and do not reflect an endorsement by Porter Traditional School  or its staff

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    PWCS Student Services
    The mission of the OSS Team is to provide comprehensive and integrated support programs and services that promote student achievement and personal growth.


     
    The office of Student Services website has resources for parents and students to support achievement and personal growth. 
                   Click on the link below for more details. 

     When Your Student Needs Assistance

      Websites for Students 
      These websites are for students and cover various topics from academic to career to personal/social concerns.

      College Board
      College Preparation Website
      Teens Health
      Articles, advice, and resources for teens.
      Virginia View Career Website
      Take an interest inventory, search careers, colleges, and plan for your future.
         Graduation Requirements
         Requirements based on the year you enter 9th grade


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      Mental Health Resources
        Resources for Parents who have students who may need therapeutic services in
          PWCS Area Mental Health Resources .pdf


      -Student Support Services
       
      Resources for Parents when your child needs assistance with depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal ideations etc.  
         
      Student Support