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Alex M. Martino
Junior High School
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Mrs. Everaert
Social Worker - Martino Jr. High
severaert@nlsd122.org

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Information for Parents/Guardians

Keep Your Middle Schooler Organized -- https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/thinking-about-kids/201201/keep-your-middle-schooler-organized

Social Media Safety Presentation Information -- cyber_smart_parent_night.pdf

Social Media Safety Information -- https://www.naperville.il.us/services/naperville-police-department/programs-and-services/youth-programs-and-resources/internet-safety/

When your child won't go to school resource --  School_Refusal_Tips_for_Parents.pdf

When your child won't go to school resource --  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shyness-is-nice/201309/what-do-when-your-child-wont-go-school

When your child tells you they injure themselves resource -- How_to_handle_disclosure_of_Self-Harm.pdf

When your child tells you they were abused resource --How_to_Handle_Disclosure_of_Sexual_Abuse.pdf

Safety Concerns:The Blue Whale Challenge is a current trend harming young people on social media. Please click the link to read the article:

http://www.wxyz.com/news/local-news/investigations/parents-warned-of-deadly-blue-whale-challenge-that-ends-with-suicide

Financial Assistance

FREE Meal 6.14.18 mission_meals.pdf

Community Holiday Help --http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/will_county_free_christmas_and_holi.html

Reduced Price Internet -- Comcast_Internet_Essentials_Flyer_Jan_2016.pdf

Free Cell phones and service -- https://www.freegovernmentcellphones.net/states/illinois-government-cell-phone-providers

Community Holiday Help --http://catholiccharitiesjoliet.org/holiday-outreach-program/

Community Holiday Help -- http://www.payton34.com/#!holiday-giving/c15v9

  • Each year the New Lenox Police Department host a Coat Drive to ensure every child has a coat for the upcoming winter. Please contact me if you are need of a voucher for the season. This coat drive is held in the month of October every year.

  • Each year the New Lenox Police Department offers Shop With A Cop for village residents. Please contact me if your child would benefit from picking out gifts during the Shop with A Cop Event. This event is held in the month of December every year.
Support in the Community

Burkhardt Services, Orland Park (Autism Spectrum) 708.364.7046 

Kathleen Carlson, Mokena (Marriage, Family, Individuals, Play Therapy) 708.478.8260

Jeffery DeVries, Mokena (Family, Individuals, Couples) 708.478.1933

Frankfort Counseling Associates, Frankfort (School Problems, Divorce, Mental Health) 815.469.6480

 Vera Mitrovich, New Lenox (Family and Individuals) 815.462.3788

Lynn Shapiro, Tinley Park (Depression, Anxiety, Bi-Polar, Coping Skills, Evaluations) 708.342.1773

Dr. Dora Wolfe & Associates, New Lenox (Anxiety, ADD, Depression, Abuse, Trauma) 815.462.3827

 AGENCIES:

 Aunt Martha’s, Joliet (Comprehensive health & social services) 815.727.3002 

Catholic Charities, Joliet (Housing, Family & Individual Therapy, Early Childhood Services) 815.723.3405

Department of Children & Family Services (to report abuse of child) 800.252.2873

Groundwork, Joliet (Domestic Violence Therapy, Emergency Shelter) 815.729.1228

 Screening Assessment Support Services (SASS), (Mental Health Crisis, Possible Hospitalization) 708.444.1012

 Will County Health Department, Joliet (Health & Mental Health Therapy) 815.727.5065

 SUPPORT GROUPS:

 Alcoholics Anonymous (<-- Click Link for Meeting Locations & Times) 815.741.6637

Cancer Support Center, Mokena 708.478.3529 

Crisis Line of Will County, New Lenox (Suicide Hotline) 815.485.7366