Linkages to Learning  

at WASHINGTON GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL    

 

 Linkages to Learning:  

A Collaborative School-based Partnership among the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Montgomery County Public Schools, Public and Private Agencies, Families and Communities  

  

Our Mission   

To improve the well-being of children and their families through a collaborative delivery of school-based services that address the social, economic, health, and emotional issues that may interfere with the academic success of a child.     

 

Desired Outcomes   

Success for Every Student  

Health for Students and Families  

Self-Sufficient Students and Families    


School Services Offered in the School   

 

Mental Health Services:      
  • Mental health assessment
  • Individual/group counseling for children, parents and families
  • Psycho-educational/skills/counseling groups for students
  • Consultation with school staff and other agencies  
Social Services:     
  • Assistance obtaining school supplies, food, clothing, furniture, etc.
  • Facilitating information/linkages to legal, immigration, medical, dental, employment and other services.
  • Assistance accessing day care and recreational program such as sports and summer camps
Parent Support Groups/Workshops     
 
  • Educational opportunities for parents at conferences, workshops, trainings and parent meetings.  
  • Orientation about child development, children educational development, navigating the school system, health prevention, school and community resources. 
  • Special after school programs such as sports and summer camps.
  • Assistance with locating tutoring and or/mentoring services for students.

  

Contacts: 

Sandy Corrales – Family Case Manager                        (301) 840-5353

Beronica Rivera – Child and Family Therapist                (301) 840-2853

Madeleine Melgar – Community School Coordinator    (301)840 -2874

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Program.aspx?id=CYF/CYFLinkagestolearning-p225.html