The Elkhart Difference: Support

  • Student and Family Support
    • Elkhart Community Schools is committed to the success of each student who walks through our doors. A few ways we help our students and families outside of the traditional classroom include:
      • Before and after school childcare
      • Clubs and activities
      • Mentoring programs
      • Counseling
      • Academic interventionists
      • Social workers
      • Parent support coordinators
      • Psychological services
      • Speech therapy
      • Teenage parent program
      • Homebound services
      • Routine health services, including dentist visits
      • Connecting parents with community services that can assist with food, shelter, clothing and other needs

Emergency Assistance for Individuals in Crisis

    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
    • Teen Suicide Line: 310-855-4673
    • Crisis Text Line – Text the word “home” to 741741
    • Love Is Respect- Teen dating violence hotline/website 1-866-331-9474 or Text loveis to 22522
    • Anonymous ECS Reporting System: Sprigeo

Resources for Families

    • Rental Assistance / Housing
      • Church Community Services: 574-295-3673
      • Consumer Credit Counseling Services: 574-293-0075
      • Elkhart Housing Authority: 574-295-8392
      • Faith Mission of Elkhart: 574-293-3406
      • Habitat for Humanity: 574-533-6109
      • La Casa/Roosevelt Center: 574-296-7900 or 574-522-2874
      • Real Services: 574-322-4185
      • Salvation Army: 574-970-0088
      • Township Trustees: Concord / 574-283-6889 and Osolo / 574-262-2175