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JHHS SCHOOL & COMMUNITY RESOURCES
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Updated 02/10/21
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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SCHOOL RESOURCESStaff Contact
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Academic Support
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College & Career Support
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Technical Support
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COMMUNITY RESOURCESCovid-19 Facts & Updates
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Food Assistance & Community Resources
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Clothing Assistance
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Internet & Utility
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Medical & Mental Health Support
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PERSONAL RESOURCESGrief Resources
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Parenting
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Social-Emotional Resources
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STAFF CONTACTS
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ASSOCIATE PRINCIPALMr. Joseph Krajacic
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DIVISION HEADS FOR STUDENT SUCCESS, SAFETY & WELLNESS (DEANS) Mr. Matt Norris
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Mrs. Jennifer Korakakis
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SCHOOL COUNSELORSMrs. Bialeschki
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Mrs. Bowen
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Mrs. Deppen
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Mr. Galarza
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Mrs. Mo
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Mrs. Muck
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Mrs. Waller
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POST SECONDARY COUNSELORMr. Chiakulas
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SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTDr. Christina Dawson
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Ms. Sara Rubin
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Mrs. Sarita Barnes (CLS)
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SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERSMr. Jeffrey Bondora
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Ms. Celia De Leon
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Dr. Elizabeth Madden-Klicker (CLS)
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ACADEMIC SUPPORT
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ARLINGTON HTS LIBRARYhttps://www.ahml.info/teens/study
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MT PROSPECT LIBRARYhttps://mppl.org/index/tutor/
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KHAN ACADEMY TUTORINGwww.khanacademy.org
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SKOOLI ONLINE TUTORINGhttps://www.skooli.com/
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TED TALKShttps://www.ted.com
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MY HOMEWORK APPfree online program that helps you organize your classes, assignments, set & track homework and receive due date reminders.
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TOGGL APPfree app that will track the amount of time it takes you to complete a task. This is a useful tool if you want to get a better idea of what types of tasks are consuming more time that you have estimated and thus allow you to restructure your schedule with better accuracy.
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TODOIST APPfree to fee based task tracking app.
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TRELLO APPfree project management app
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RESCUE TIME APPfree to fee based time management app and digital distraction-reduction aid app
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STAY FOCUSED APPChrome extension add on app that restricts the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites
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FOREST APPGrow your own forest by staying focused daily & turn hard work into a land of lush forest. Forest team partners with a real-tree-planting organization, Trees for the Future, to plant real trees on Earth. When our users spend virtual coins they earn in Forest on planting real trees, Forest team donates to our partner and creates planting orders.
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COLLEGE & CAREER (POST-SECONDARY) SUPPORT
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NAVIANCE-COLLEGE & CAREER SEARCHhttps://student.naviance.com/jhhs
Login: GAPP Username
Password: GAPP email password or personal password set up during guidance
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PARCHMENT-TRANSCRIPT REQUESThttps://www.parchment.com/c/college/high-school-9641-John-Hersey-High-School.html
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EDUCATION PLANNERhttp://www.educationplanner.org
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JHHS COLLEGE RESOURCEShttps://jhhs.d214.org/students/college-resources/
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JHHS CAREER RESOURCEShttps://jhhs.d214.org/students/career-resources/
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JOB SEARCHWebsites to Companies Hiring
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SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCESFollow the JHHS Post-secondary Office on social media @LifeAfterHersey on these sites: Facebook . Twitter . Instagram . Snapchat
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TECHNICAL SUPPORT
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JHHS HELP DESKJhhelpdesk@d214.org
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PARENTAL CONTROLCheck your internet providers on restricting time and content of devices. Supervision is still important to monitor your child’s activities for safety and academic success.
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SCHOOLOGYContact teachers about assignments and technical issues. Login: https://schoology.d214.org/login/ldap?&school=26201007
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ZOOMhttps://zoom.us/
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COVID-19 FACTS & UPDATES
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CDChttps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
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WHOhttps://www.who.int/
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DPHhttp://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus
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FOOD ASSISTANCE & COMMUNITY RESOURCES
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SCHOOL FEEDING SITESArlington Heights SD 25
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Prospect Heights SD 23
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River Trails SD 26
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CEDA FsACECEDA Family Support and Community Engagement, otherwise known as FsACE, provides a range of services and case management to help stabilize and support individuals and families. This support includes water bills, telephone, child care, basic essentials, medical supply & prescription, and emotional counseling costs. Contact the Information and Referral Hotline at 312-795-8948 for more information and screening.
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FOOD PANTRIES SEARCH TOOLShttps://www.foodpantries.org/
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https://www.chicagosfoodbank.org/find-food/
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NORTHWEST COMPASShttp://northwestcompass.org/how-we-help/food-connection/ (We continue offering food pantry:
Walk-in services provided - Monday-Friday (9am-12pm)
Documents needed: picture ID and utility bill to show proof of residency
Call Compass first before going in- 847-392-2344 ext: 415 or dial 3
Or email mrgomez@northwestcompass.org.
Erik Nelson in charge of SNAP, medicaid and street outreach. 847-754-1446
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ST. EDNA PARISH2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-398-3362 For Outreach Assistance call 847-398-3362 extension 323. Phones are being monitored. The Outreach Assistance office is open from 9-12 on Saturday mornings only.
http://www.stedna.org/humanConcerns/socialOutreach/foodPantry
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UNEMPLOYMENTIllinois Department of Human Services
IDHS Family Community Resource Center and Division of Rehabilitation Services Offices
Emergency Food Relief (SNAP), cash assistance (TANF) and medical (Medicaid eligibility) applications
Vocational Rehabilitation services and Home Service
https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/default.aspx
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VILLAGE OF MT. PROSPECTMount Prospect Human Services: Emergency Services Program and Social Services. (Programa de Asistencia de Emergencia & Servicios Sociales)
The Human Services Department staff are available to assist residents in need by phone during the closure of Village Hall. Department staff can be reached at both Village Hall and the Community Connections Center. The Village's food pantry will remain open and staff is prepared to screen new participants via phone.
Learn more at www.mountprospect.org/foodpantry or call Human Services at 847/870-5680 or the Community Connections Center at 847/506-4930
- Staff are available via phone Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm at both locations
- Food Pantry is accessible weekly until further notice at both locations (curbside pick-up only)
- If transportation is a barrier or the resident is immunocompromised, we can coordinate delivery of food to their home
- If you have families that are interested, please have them call: 847-506-4930 or 847-870-5680
- Performing financial assessments for rental/mortgage assistance only via phone appointments
- We are currently holding off on utility assistance due to companies not performing shut-offs until at least May 1st. This will be revisited in the near future.
- Mental Health, Domestic Violence and other clinical services being screened via phone by a social worker
- Domestic Violence court advocacy is still being performed
- Limited assistance regarding DHS benefits
- We are referring individuals interested in applying for new benefits to ABE.gov to apply online or by calling the Illinois Hunger Coalition 1-800-359-2163 for assistance in completing a paper application via phone.
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WILLOW CREEK CARE CENTER67 Algonquin Rd
South Barrington, IL 60010
224-512-2600 https://www.willowcreekcarecenter.org
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WHEELING TOWNSHIPFood Pantry and Emergency Assistance (Despensa de Comida & Asistencia de Emergencia)
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WINGSDomestic Violence Counseling, Mentoring, Housing and Emergency DV
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CLOTHING ASSISTANCE
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JOURNEYS THE ROAD HOME1140 E Northwest Highway, Palatine, Illinois 60074, (847) 963-9163
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http://www.journeystheroadhome.org
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8:30am to 4:00pm M-F
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*Very Limited Space for New Clients*
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INTERNET & UTILITY
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XFINITY/COMCASTNew low-income families who live in a Comcast service area may be eligible to sign up for 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service. Apply by calling 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
https://www.internetessentials.com/apply
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https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/disable-xfinity-wifi-home-hotspot
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Internet Essential Program
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T-MOBILEhttps://www.t-mobile.com/brand/ceo-update-covid-19
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COMEDhttps://www.comed.com/MyAccount/CustomerSupport/Pages/AssistancePrograms.aspx?utm_source=CareVanity&utm_medium=VanityURL&utm_campaign=CareVanityURL https://www.comed.com/News/Pages/NewsReleases/2020-03-13.aspx
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DRIVE UP WI-FI HOTSPOTSDrive-up Wi-Fi hotspots for students are now available in many locations throughout the state. Find the map here to see if there's one you can access.
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PEOPLE'S GAShttps://www.wecenergygroup.com/home/message/pgl-safety-message.htm
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MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
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LINDEN OAKS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL (NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL) https://www.nch.org/home/covid-19-coronavirus
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AMITA HEALTHhttps://www.amitahealth.org/our-locations/hospitals/amita-health-alexian-brothers-behavioral-health-hospital-hoffman-estates/
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KENNETH YOUNG CENTERhttps://www.kennethyoung.org/blog/client-communication-coronavirus-update
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ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERDue to the nature of the services that we provide, our "Primary Comprehensive Health Care Services" are available at our Access/Genesis Center for Health and Empowerment, 1 North Broadway in Des Plaines (847) 298 - 3150 ----- and our other site Access/ Northwest Family Health Center, 1120 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights IL 60004 (847) 342 - 1554 9:00 - 5:00 pm. Covid 19 testing available.
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OMNI YOUTH SERVICESOMNI is still open and we are continuing to provide outpatient mental health services. As of today, we are entirely moving our services to telehealth, using either phone or video to complete sessions. The video sessions are currently being held on GoToMeeting, and can be accessed through phone app or computer browser. New referrals may call our intake at (847) 353-1500 x1664 to schedule an assessment with our team. Group Counseling Services: English (Spanish). Summer Online Parenting on Healthy Relationships.
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DIGITAL RECOVERYunityrecovery.zoom.us/my/allrecovery 7 days a week, at 9am 12pm 3pm 9pm EST
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FAIR COUNSELING24 hour urgent “hotline” allows current FAIR patients and concerned parents to connect with FAIR staff regarding mental health, substance abuse support, and drug testing, Counselors typically call back within 15 minutes if they are not able to pick up immediately. The 24 hour hotline number is 224.201.5800. For families interested in beginning services at FAIR or learning more about FAIR programs, contact the main line, which is 847.359.5192.
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NAMI1-800-950-6264 (This is not a live helpline. Currently only responding to voice messages and emails). Text the word “NAMI” to 741-741 for an immediate response. Reach NAMI online at www.NAMI.org/helpline. Online support group: Please see naminorthwestsuburban.org for more detailed information about NAMI NWS support services and events.