The purpose of the Community Resource page is to provide information on programs and agencies in the community that may be beneficial for students and families. Note: This webpage is a resource. Avon Lake City Schools does not endorse or recommend any providers, methodologies or services from any of the groups or agencies listed.
General Community Resources
Mental Health Resources
Avon Lake City Schools partners with OhioGuidestone in an effort to assist families with determining if counseling could help students and families.
With parent permission, a student can talk and work with a mental health counselor for approximately 2-3 times, the counselor will discuss over the phone or meet with parents face-to-face, observe the child in the classroom setting (if needed), meet with teachers to discuss any concerns in the classroom (if needed), and then talk with parents to discuss whether short-term counseling would benefit a child.
This 'consultation' service is provided free of charge.
If interested, please call or email your child’s school counselor or district school social worker to discuss how to get this process started. We are also able to provide information on other agencies that fit your preferences and needs.
Anxiety Resources for Parents
Anxiety Resources for Students
Lorain County Board of Mental Health
The Nord Center
Psychologists & Behavioral Health
New Leaf Counseling
Cornerstone of Hope: A Center for Grieving Children, Teens, and Adults
Crisis Hotline: 1-800-888-6161
Crisis Text Line: Text 4hope to 741741
Drug & Alcohol Agencies
Avon Lake City Schools partners with LCADA (Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services) to provide drug and alcohol education and support to our students and families. If you would like your child to see a LCADA counselor, please contact your school counselor or school social worker.
Community Youth Activities/Mentoring
If you do not find what you are looking for, or would like assistance in connecting to one of these programs, please contact your child’s school counselor or district school social worker.