Student and family support is located in the office of the Lakeport Alternative Education Center. Staff is available to support families in removing barriers to community services and enabling students to attend school healthy and ready to learn. The Student and Family Advocate, Schad Schweitzer, connects families with community-based services and assists in applying for Healthy Families and MediCal along with providing advocacy and referrals to health care providers. He also serves as the Mckinney-Vento Homeless Liaison to support students and families facing issues associated with homelessness. Schad Schweitzer can be reached at 263-2190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents and community members are encouraged to direct questions to the Principal of Alternative Education and Pupil Services, Rachel Paarsch, concerning educational rights for students in foster care or homeless situations. She can be reached at 262-3013 or email email@example.com. A Spanish-speaking family advocate is available at 262-5617.
Click on the link below for information on Parenting Groups, beginning on January 24th!