School Counselor Support
Hello, Romulus Families and Students,
As we all take this journey in continued online learning, we want you to know that your counselors are here for you!
You might be asking yourself, what can a school counselor help me with right now? Here is a list of things you might reach out to your school counselor about:
- How to cope with all of the changes you're experiencing due to Covid-19
- To have a non-judgmental space to talk about personal concerns and to have a focused listener who can provide guidance toward solutions
- Support in creating an academic plan that will help you to be successful in the virtual classroom
- Reviewing grades and making sure you are on track to pass to the next grade level or graduation
- Schedule questions
- To get guidance related to personal safety concerns
See the listings below to find your counselor contact information:
Romulus Middle School Counselors
Romulus High School Counselors
Remember to check your school email regularly for future updates and invitations from your counselor.
RCS Counselor Support Call Line
Romulus Middle School & High School will be providing a non-emergency support line to assist our students and families during COVID-19 school closures. We want to help in supporting your emotional needs & wellness during this unprecedented time. This service is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If your student is experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, including suicidal ideation, please call 911.
For services, you may call & leave a message at (734) 532-1644, Monday - Friday. Calls from a trained professional school counselor will be returned between the hours of 9am and Noon (Monday-Friday). When using the call line, please be aware that the rules of confidentiality will apply.
Community Assistance Hotline for the homeless
Wayne RESA has instituted a Community Assistance Hotline to support the educational needs of students/families newly exposed to homelessness or the transiency of foster care due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The HOTLINE, accessed by calling (734) 334-1567, will be answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a client specialist.
Governor Whitmer, Headspace, and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) have partnered to provide Michigan residents with a new mental health resource. The website https://www.headspace.com/mi offers specially-curated collection of science-backed, evidence-based guided meditations, along with at-home workouts that guide people through mindful exercises, sleep and kids content to help address rising stress and anxiety.
Assistance for low-income Michiganders
The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has a comprehensive list of available resources for Michigan residents. Information about emergency assistance programs are listed. https://bit.ly/2Vv0nqd
Stress & Anxiety Management during Coronavirus from the CDC
Michigan Cares Portal
Free digital lessons focused on developing students’ social, emotional, and mental well-being. This portal will be free until the end of the 20-21 school year. https://bit.ly/2XZHygB