Mental Health Resources


Social and emotional learning during this time is an important area of  focus  for  families. CASEL provides  a  variety  of  websites  and  other  resources  for  your  family.  Please click here to learn more:



Food Assistance

  • Sarasota County Schools Meal Sites (open 9am- 1pm) are open at several sites: Please see the District website.

  • Englewood Helping Hands: 941-474-5864


Help Assistance & Support:

Suncoast 2-1-1:


Crisis Text Line:

  • HERE4U to 741741


Housing Assistance

Suncoast 2-1-1:


(Note: You do not need Section 8 for assistance)


Mental Health Resources

Emergency: 9-1-1

Crisis Text Line: HERE4U to 741741

Centerstone: Address: 4010 Sawyer Road, Sarasota Phone: (941) 782-4150

First Step/Coastal: Address: 4579 Northgate Court, Sarasota Phone: (941) 366-5333

Florida Center: Sarasota Address: 4260 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235 Phone: (941) 371-8820 ext. 1000

North Port Address: 6929 Outreach Way, North Port, FL 34287 Phone: (941) 371-8820 ext. 1000


Address: 1650 Osprey Ave., Sarasota

Phone: (941) 917-7760

If In Crisis (


Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE

NAMI Information Line

(800) 950-NAMI

The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.

National Hopeline Network


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline

(800) 442-HOPE (4673)

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453


Suspicious Activity Reporting App

FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows students to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.

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can serve.  ALL Public Charter Schools are free of tuition. 

Please feel free to fill out an application or drop in to see if there is an opening. 

We look forward to helping you and your student choose the right school.