Van Buren Counseling



    Welcome to the Van Buren counseling page! We are committed to providing our students and families with social, emotional and community service support as we move through this difficult time. Please feel free to reach out to us and we will do our very best to assist you. Additionally, below you will find links to the district Student Services and the Behavioral Mental Health pages. Both have a wide variety of resources for students and families.

    School Counseling Services

     Your School Counselors will be available between the hours of 7:40am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday.  You may contact your child's School Counselor via email or phone (see About Our Counselors). Please allow one business day for a response. We appreciate your patience, understanding, and flexibility.


  • SUSD School Counselors are proud to serve ALL SUSD STUDENTS at every grade level!

    School Counselors support our students, families, and staff by providing services such as classroom instruction, parent engagement, and social emotional support.

    Our students and families can access school counseling services by:

    • Student request
    • Parent request
    • Administrator, teacher or staff request
    • Counselor asks to meet with student
    • Request of a friend

    For more information, please visit our website at


    Student Support Services

    Student Support Services offers a wide range of social, emotional, and health resources to help students thrive. Please click on the following link for more information.

    Student Support Services


    Child Welfare and Attendance 

    Please feel free to call our CWA, Social Work Assistant, Be Boonsalat for further assistance with questions regarding Families In Transition, Home Instruction, attendance concerns, and any other student/family support issues you may have. Her hours are M-F, 8 AM-3PM and she can be reached at (209) 933-7020, extension 2281.


    The What if List for Families

    What if List for Families - Spanish


    If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact our county hotline at 1-209-468-8686, National Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (en espanol 1-800-628-9454), text "Hello" to the Crisis Hotline 741741, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room / hospital.