LITTLETON — Superintendent Kelly Clenchy is pleased to announce that Littleton Public Schools has contracted with Care Solace to expand access to community mental health and substance misuse treatment providers for students, staff, and their families.
Those in need of services in the Littleton school community may contact Care Solace, which will provide a team that can quickly find appropriate and available providers. Care Solace also equips school systems with an online tool that gives community members a way to confidentially search for community-based providers matched to their needs.
Care Solace assists families with private insurance, Medicaid, and no insurance. Its services are available around the clock, in any language. Services are available by visiting https://www.caresolace.com/site/littleton, calling 888-515-0595, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All interactions are confidential.
“It can be incredibly difficult for an individual or family to navigate the complexities of the health care system while in a crisis,” Superintendent Clenchy said. “We hope that this partnership will offer our community with greater access to services, and reduce the stigma attached to care and treatment.”
“The return to in-person learning and the lasting effects of loss and grief pose new challenges for staff and families in the 2021-22 school year,” said Chad Castruita, Founder and CEO of Care Solace. “We are proud to support Littleton Public Schools in prioritizing the well-being of its school community by providing timely access into mental health care and substance use treatment services.”
The Care Solace service is now available at no cost to Littleton Public Schools students, staff, and their families.
“I am so pleased that we are able to partner with Care Solace and offer more solutions for Littleton Public Schools students, staff and their families who need critical mental health supports during these trying times,” said Lyn Snow, Director of Student Services for the Littleton Public Schools. “I am hopeful that our relationship with Care Solace will open doors as we continue to navigate through these challenges.”
Care Solace is headquartered is in North San Diego County, California. It serves 3 million students and 12 million staff and family members in more than 300 school systems.