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Online School Support Services

School Social Workers and Counselors in St. Paul Public Schools provide services and support in the areas of social/emotional learning, mental health, and trauma-informed practices. Support services are available for special and general education students. They are provided in individual, small group, and classroom-based settings.  These services include:

  • Social, emotional, and behavioral support for students
  • Assessment of student strengths & needs through observation, interviews & testing
  • Resource information & referral for families
  • Collaboration with school staff to develop & implement classroom-based interventions
  • Consultation with community agencies & other professionals

If you or your student have questions or are looking for support, please contact one of the support staff listed below.

Gen Ed Social Worker K-7 Kim Stout 
Special Ed Social Worker K-8 Stephanie Abbas 
School Counselor K-5 Maki Love

Community Support Services and Resources

Youth Services Network-Helping youth find shelters and services. LINK HERE 

Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Collaborative-RCCMHC is a diverse community partnership of families and child-serving agencies.
Together, we work to build an integrated system of care for young people with mental health disorders and their families that supports:
resilience, recovery and wellbeing! LINK HERE!

Metro Area Native American Youth and Family Services-Click here for more information.

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. LINK HERE

Project REACH is a Saint Paul Public Schools shelter and street-based program that promotes school stability and academic success of homeless children and youth. Fostering Connections is an SPPS program that assists with the education stability of students placed in out-of-home care.LINK HERE

The Bridge for Youth launched its new 24-hour texting hotline for teens and families.  The crisis hotline, (612) 400-SAFE, is staffed round the clock by professional staff and volunteers, trained to de-escalate crisis, provide emotional support, and connect youth and families with critical resources.

Safe Zone is a safe place for youth ages 14-24. They offer health care, counseling, and programs for homeless youth.
St. Paul Public Library hosts Homework Help at Saint Paul Public Library. Saint Paul Public Library’s in-person Homework Centers are now open at five library locations across Saint Paul. Homework Centers are free to use and offer students of all-ages support, technology and resources to study independently or with the help of volunteer tutors. Online, one-to-one homework help is available every day from 1-11 p.m. in English and Spanish through the Library’s website using your library card or Library Go. All SPPS students have Library Go access to books, online resources, and more from Saint Paul Public Library.
Suburban Ramsey Family Collaborative (SRFC) has an updated resource list for basic needs linked HERE!