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Mental Health Resources for Families

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) understands the profound impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on each of us, including our students. Many of our students are struggling with feelings of uncertainty, isolation and loneliness, experiencing loss and grief, or worries for the health of family and friends, resulting in an increased need for mental health support. We all know that these feelings can be magnified during the holiday season because of the increased stress and isolation of the cold winter months. 
 
During these stressful and uncertain times, it is even more important to be sure our students and their families know where to go for support. As always, you can always reach out to your child’s school social worker, psychologist, or school counselor. In addition, following are a list of other resources:
 
Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Chat
Feeling Like You Might Harm Yourself or Others?
Contact the Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
24/7 Lifeline Chat
 
Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut
The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut provides individual, family and group therapy to children and adolescents as well as emergency mobile psychiatric services.
102 West Broad St
Stamford, Ct 096902
203-324-1627
Crisis Services 211
https://childguidancect.org
 
Family Centers
Family Centers  provide mental health programs to children and adolescents, including school based health centers, as well as adults and families. In addition to their mental health programs they have many family center programs to support families in need.
60 Palmer's Hill Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 203-324-3167
https://familycenters.org
 
Community Health Centers
Community Health Centers provides comprehensive health, dental and mental health services as well as school based health centers. Services include health care, psychotherapy, dental as well as telehealth.
22 Fifth Street
Stamford, CT 06905
203-323-8160
https://www.chc1.com/locations/stamford-fifth-street/
 
Stamford Health Tully Health Center
Tully Center provides comprehensive health services.
32 Strawberry Hill Court
Stamford, CT 06902
203-276-2000
https://www.stamfordhealth.org/
 
Person-to-Person
Person-to-Person provides comprehensive community and family support around basic needs, such as food, clothing, rental assistance and case management.
425 Fairfield Avenue
Building 1 Suite 111
Stamford, CT 06902
203-724-9111
https://p2phelps.org/contact/
 
Domus
Domus provides a variety of social services to young people from youth development programs, summer camps, job training and family advocacy.
83 Lockwood Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
(203)-324-4277
https://www.domuskids.org
 
Building One Community-The Center for Immigrant Opportunity
Building One Community provides comprehensive support to immigrants and their families.
75 Selleck Street
Stamford, Ct 06902
203-674-8585
https://building1community.org/