Student and Family Resources
Links from the Walton Counseling website to external websites are provided for informational purposes and do not constitute endorsement or approval by ACPS. Please research all local and national resources prior to use.
For urgent safety concerns, call 911 immediately.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Provides 24/7 free and confidential support, prevention, and resources. 1-800-273-8255
Region Ten Emergency Services Local crisis services provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 434-972-1800 or 1-866-694-1605
ReadyKids Teen Hotline Teens can call to share their concerns. Parents, guardians, and concerned adults can call to consult about a teen in crisis. 434-972-7233
Charlottesville Area Resources
Support Cville - Education Equity: Created by Walton's former Assistant Principal, Dr. Jones-Lewis, this site provides area families with information regarding food resources, tutoring, mentorship, volunteering, education resources, and well-being resources.
Albemarle County Department of Social Services: Provides services for Albemarle County residents, including Protective & Support Services; Education, Prevention & Early Intervention Programs; Employment & Child Care Services; and Benefit Programs.
Charlottesville Department of Social Services: Provides benefits for low income families and families in need and programs to prevent child and adult abuse and neglect.
Thomas Jefferson Health District: Provides health services to residents of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and other neighboring counties.
United Way of Charlottesville: Provides countless resources for Charlottesville area families.
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry: Provides food assistance to families and individuals in need in Charlottesville and surrounding communities
Elk Hill: Provides Therapeutic Day Treatment (TDT) services and outpatient counseling to students in schools. Additionally, Elk Hill provides intensive in-home counseling and group therapy. Referrals can be made by your school counselor.
Region Ten: Provides a variety of services for children, adults and families, including Therapeutic Day Treatment services at school, outpatient counseling, and case management. Please see their website for a full list of services and to receive support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ReadyKids: Provides counseling, family support, and early learning programs.
South Central Counseling Group: Provides telemedicine and intensive in-home counseling through telemedicine. Accepts Medicaid and other private insurances.
Sheila Johnson Center: Provides telehealth, assessments and learning services to area youth.
UVA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Provides comprehensive child psychiatric evaluations, medication management services, and 24/7 emergency on call coverage for their patients.
Hospice of the Piedmont: Provides two in-patient hospice care units, complementary grief support groups, classes, camps, and events.
Side by Side: Provides counseling, youth support groups, a youth support line, and support for LGBTQ+ youth and those who care about them.
UVA Teen Health Clinic: Provides general and specific health care services for teens, and also has a transgender clinic.
SARA (Sexual Assault Resource Agency): Provides free services to all survivors, including a 24 hour hotline.
Piedmont Recreational Education Program (PREP): Provides families of students with disabilities or special needs with resources and support. PREP also has a monthly newsletter you can subscribe to.
Albemarle County Parks and Recreation: Information on sports, summer programs, and camps.
Computers 4 Kids: Provides mentoring and learning through technology.
Charlottesville Family Magazine: Online family events calendar.