• South Bend School District attends to the social and emotional needs of students through a variety of supports and services.

    Examples include:

    • School counselors and social workers
    • Early learning home visitors
    • School-based family resource navigation
    • Mental health therapists available from local agencies
    • Positive Behavior Supports
    • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum, varying among buildings
    • After-school activities and clubs
    • Purposeful play and recess
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters, a mentoring program
    • Trauma-informed practices staff training
    • Parenting forums, education, and events
    • Collaboration with local coalitions and agencies for student supports

    Please contact your school building for specific supports available to your student.