Student Support Center
If you have a student that requires immediate attention, please contact an administrator. DO NOT EMAIL.
Welcome to Andrew P. Hill High School’s Student Support Center.
Student Support Services (SSS) is staffed by a School Social Worker, Mental Health Interns, Community Based Organizations, and works collaboratively with staff at the school site and District office.
SSS Provides a number of free and confidential* services and supports to the school community including:
- Crisis intervention, educationally related mental health counseling services, support, and case management.
- Building trusting relationships with students, families, and school personnel.
- Maintain the confidentiality of student and family.
- Home visits to understand and address barriers to learning.
- Linking students and families with school and community resources.
- Collaborating with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success.
- Assist teachers and administrators in developing plans to help students with academic and behavior problems.
- Develop/facilitate/coordinate wellness prevention and intervention programs and activities.
**Some services may require parental consent.
Issues that May Prompt a Student Support Services Referral:
- Mental health issues
- Suicidal ideation
- Abuse or neglect
- Lack of basic needs/homelessness
- Pregnancy, teen parent needs
- Change in academic performance
- Chronic attendance or tardiness issues
- Gang affiliations
- Coping or social skills deficits
- Facilitation of school-home-community communication
- Student advocacy
- Referral, monitoring, collaboration to and with community agencies
- Staff support and/or development
- Substance Abuse
When should I refer a student to Student Support Services?
A student should be referred to the Student Support Center when the student shows signs of social and/or emotional difficulties, which are interfering with the student’s success at school.
Click here to submit a referral. Referrals are prioritized by urgency.
Other referrals may be waitlisted. Referrals can also be made in person with a walk-in form located at the Student Support Services office, located in attendance office (yellow building).
IMPORTANT NOTE: If a student is in imminent danger or risk of harming themselves or others, DO NOT submit a referral. If during school hours, find an administrator or other adult right away, or contact an administrator at (408) 347-7174. If after school hours, contact 911 or EMQ Mobile Crisis Unit at (408) 379-9085.
Individuals designated as mandatory reporters typically have frequent contact with children. Such individuals may include:
- Social workers
- Teachers and other school personnel
- Physicians and other health-care workers
- Mental health professionals
- Child care providers
- Medical examiners or coroners
- Law enforcement officers