• Do you need assistance?


         For individuals and families of the Tonawanda City School District, counseling referral services are available.  Timely referrals to outside service providers and agencies for students and families in cirisis can assist the District and families in crisis
    • Work collaboratively with service providers to support families linked for services
    • Maintain the co-pay assistance program to assist families experiencing financial hardships without having to sacrafice access to necessary mental health support
    • Consult with mental health service agencies about in-service trainings for staff, outreach programs for families and students in need
    The goal is to continue to strengthen and promote the well being of the students, individuals and families that live in this community, by supporting their social, emotional and educational needs.    All services are confidential and conveniently located right in the community.  Direct services are available to any resident of the City of Tonawanda, with preschool or school age children.   Indirect services (linkages and referrals) are also available to any resident of the City .

    Services potentially available (dependent upon need and engagement)?

    ·        Family counseling

    ·        Individual counseling

    ·        Information and referrals to other community services

    ·        Linkage between the school and family

    ·        Parent Education workshops

    For more information or an appointment, please call Jean Gargala at 694-7690 x2026 or via fax at 213-4666.    If you require immediate assistance, please contact the Special Education Office at 213-4799.