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Helpful Resources


Crisis Information and Support

LRADAC: The Behavioral Health Center of the Midlands
Sister Care: crisis and emergency shelter

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

LRADAC: Prevention Resources
LRADAC: The Behavioral Health Center of the Midlands

Law Enforcement, Legal Services and School Laws

Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 1-888-274-6372
Kid’s Law: A publication explaining a variety of laws effecting kids
Lexington One’s Tip Line — Anonymously call 803-821-1232 to report school safety concerns.

Parenting Tips and Support

Help with Math assistance for K through grade 7 based on the SC College and Career–Ready Standards
Math activities for children: preschool through grade 5
SC Family–Friendly Standards: for Grades K through 12

For ages pre K-Elementary

Activities for children: from infancy through age 6 that encourage reading
Great site for parents: of young children
Helping Your Child series, U.S. Dept. of Education
Reading encouragement and activities: for children from infancy through age 6
Resources to help pre-school children: develop skills necessary for success in school and in life

For Middle School ages

Explore test: for career exploration
Information and resources: to help parents and Students coping with a disability
LRADAC: Prevention Resources

For High School ages

Kid’s Law: A publication explaining a variety of laws effecting kids
LRADAC: Prevention Resources
Sexual Activity: in Teens

General Parenting Resources

Academic Activities for elementary, middle and high school-aged children
Kid’s Law: A publication explaining a variety of laws effecting kids
Lexington School District One Parent Information and Resource Center = (803) 808-1462
Research-based tips for parents

Understanding Educators’ Roles

The Role of Teachers

The Role of School Counselors

Ethical standards for school counselors

The Role of Administrators

Addressing grief: Tips for teachers and administrators

Role of School Psychologists

Role of School Nurses

Information from the S.C. State Dept. of Education

 

Emergency Assistance

Cooperative Ministry: food, medicine, utilities assistance
DHEC Care Line: assistance/information pertaining to Health and Social Services Resources
Family Shelter: emergency housing
His House: temporary shelter for men
Killingsworth: women’s shelter
Lexington Interfaith Community Services: emergency food, clothing and counse
Oliver Gospel Mission: shelter for men
The Woodyard Fund: provides families with assistance in paying electric bills = (803) 794-6778

Mental Health and Counseling Services

Morris Village at Hall - Department of Mental Health - alcohol and drug treatment
Outsmart in the Midlands: support organization for sexual minority or questions youth (803) 779-6568
Outward Bound: experiential wilderness programs
PRO-Parents of South Carolina: parent training and information for parents or children with special needs
SC Share: support groups for emotional problems and mental illness
SC Vocational Rehabilitation: counseling for all state employees
Support Group Network: assistance in starting a support group

Physical Health, Wellness and Safety

Eating Disorder Resources

Relational Aggression and Bullying Resources

Lexington One Safety Line, Anonymous Tips 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: call (803) 821-1297

Sexual Health and Pregnancy Prevention

Healthy Eating and Fitness Resources

Nutrition and Fitness for Kids: Parent Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

Wellness and Safety Resources

DHEC Care Line: assistance/information pertaining to Health and Social Services Resources
Kid’s Law: A publication explaining a variety of laws effecting kids
Lexington County Children’s Medicaid Clinic = (803) 929-6343
Lexington One Safety Line, Anonymous Tips 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: call (803) 821-1297
USC School of Medicine: Developmental Pediatric Clinic

Self-Injurious and Risky Behaviors

G.A.P. Gang Awareness/Prevention Program
Lexington One Safety Line, Anonymous Tips 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: call (803) 821-1297

General Community Resources

State Agencies and Community Organizations

S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation: counseling for all state employees

Lexington District One Guidance and Counseling Departments

Primary School

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools