Resources for Parents

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    What is C.A.R.E. Team

     

    Jackson’s CARE Team is part of Stark County’s CARE Team Initiative, designed as a collaboration of partners dedicated to helping families overcome challenges and improve student success. The Team is comprised of teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and staff from multiple community agencies including law enforcement, mental health, and other social service agencies located throughout the county. Working together with parents, CARE Team seeks to support students and families in overcoming barriers to learning by connecting family, school, and community to improve school and family success.

     

    The program also provides a Family Support Specialist or parent liaison, available to help support and empower families by guiding and connecting them to resources in our community. Services provided include information and referrals for:

    • Clothing

    • Food Assistance

    • Mental Health Services

    • Drug & Alcohol Intervention

    • Medical

    • Community Resources

    • Housing & Utilities

    • Application assistance for financial aid

    • ….And many others

    To learn more about these services, please contact your student’s guidance counselor. 

    (CARE Team currently available at the High School and Middle School)