Counseling Office

 
Interested in attending GCI next year?
Apply* to GCI NOW!
 
This application is for new GCI students ONLY. DO NOT complete this application if you are already attending GCI.
 
*The deadline to apply for GCI was February 17th. Students may still apply but will be placed on a waitlist. Please submit late applications to the SCHS counseling office.
 
If you have questions about GCI, please contact Mrs. Horning at [email protected].
 
 

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RESOURCES

Where To Get Help Near You

  

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Search available area resources at  www.centralmichigan211.org 

 

 

Hotlines for Help

 

Crisis Prevention Hotline

   800-238-4269

 

Domestic Violence Hotline

   800-799-7233

 

Genesee County Crisis Line

   877-346-3648

 

Genesee County Community Mental Health Crisis Line

810-257-3740

 

 

Area Resources

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (Al-Anon & Al-Ateen)

   810-234-1460

 

Child Protective Services

   855-444-3911

 

Genesee County Health Department

   810-275-3612

 

YWCA

   810-238-762

 

R.E.A.C.H. Youth Center for runaways (offers free family counseling for 90 days) 

   810-233-8700

 

 

Grief Support

Ele's Place, grieving center for children and teens - http://www.elesplace.org/

 

 

Mental Health Clinics

*check with your insurance provider or primary care physician for coverage and local referrals 

  

Auburn Counseling

   810-744-3300

 

Catholic Charities

   810-232-9950

 

Delta Family Clinic

   810-630-1152

 

Family Service Agency

   810-767-4014

 

Genesee Health System

   810-275-3705

 

Hillside Center

   810-424-2400 

 

Hurley Mental Health Associates

   810-230-3370

 

Mott Children’s Health Center

   810-767-5750

 

Oakland Psychological

   810-732-0560 / 810-695-0055

 

R.E.A.C.H. Youth Center for runaways (offers free family counseling for 90 days) 

   810-233-8700

 

Taylor Psychological Clinic

   810-767-4014

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

 

The Counseling Department at SCHS has adopted the National Standards for School Counseling. These standards focus on helping students achieve competencies through three areas of student development: academic, career and personal/social.

The mission of the guidance and counseling program is to promote and enhance student learning through these three areas by helping students match their skills & abilities, interests, and knowledge, values, and preferences with plans that meet students’ educational and future goals.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Jodi Guzak

 

Counselor (A - F)

 

591-1870

 
 

 Stephanie Carle

 

Counselor (G - N)

 

   591-1869    

Michelle Horning

 

Counselor (O - Z)

 

   591-1868    

Mandy Cummins

 

  Secretary

 

   591-1866    

Stan Page

 

Social Worker

 

591-1818

 

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College Advising Hotline

Students across the state of Michigan looking for assistance in navigating their college plans can now call a free hotline for access to near-peer college advisers! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, MCAN and partner college advisers will provide students guidance around their postsecondary transitions during this challenging time. Students will receive answers to their questions along with resources, and be connected with who or what they need to succeed.

This is for Michigan students in grades 9-12, free of charge.

Hotline: 810-373-5385 (call or text)

Availability:  Monday through Friday: 9 am to 5 pm

After business hours, students can text or leave a voicemail and messages will be responded to the next business day. 

The hours of the hotline will be adjusted as necessary to best serve students and their needs. 

How we can help you via hotline:

  • Help with college admissions applications
  • Help navigate financial aid
  • Help compare financial aid offers
  • Help navigate paying for college during COVID-19
  • Help finalize college enrollments
 
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HOTLINES
The following hotlines may be helpful for students in crisis while not attending school due to COVID-19.
 
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

Disaster Distress Helpline – SAMHSA
(800) 985-5990

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(310) 855-4673

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
(800) 843-5678

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National Parent Helpline
(855) 427-2736

National Runaway Safeline
(800) 786-2929
 
 
 
 
Michigan 211
 
 
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SELECTIVE SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

All 18-year-old males by law must register for Selective Service. You can register online at sss.gov.  You can also preregister at 17 years and 3 months of age and your registration will be held until you reach age 18.  Failure to register is against the law and could result in a fine, prison time and a loss of financial aid for college. If you have any questions, please talk to your guidance counselor.