• Counseling staff members are available at every EMS ISD campus to support mental health needs. Please reach out to your child's campus counselor or counseling department first if you are in need of social and/or emotional support. Also, the list below provides supplemental resources for additional support.

    Social & Emotional Resource Guide  

    The following list is not all-inclusive and is offered only for your convenience.  It should not be considered a recommendation, referral, or endorsement to any particular service provider.  EMS ISD is not responsible for content hosted on other websites.  Please contact your student's counselor for more specific information, questions, or to discuss a specific concern. 

    Updated Guides here 

    Spanish Community Guide here

    Local Mobile Food Pantryhere

    Community Food Market here

    Free Family Skills Classes here 

    Texans Recovering Together Free Crisis Counseling here

    Community Link - Community Link offers case management, counseling (income requirements) and food assistance

  • Quick Reference Emergency & Hotline Numbers
    CPS: 1-800-252-5400
    Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
    Youth Hotline (need to talk?): 1-800-210-2278
    Texas Runaway Hotline: 1-888-580-4357
    MHMR Crisis Line: 817-335-3022 or 1-800-866-2465
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-8255 or Text 741741 for support.
    Support for LGBTQ youth: 1-866-488-7386
    24-hour access to United Way resources: dial 211