Resources for Families
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) or Text CONNECT to 741741 – Available 24/7
Information for Young Adults
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
Say Something - Anonymous Reporting System
Say Something Anonymous Reporting System allows you to submit secure & anonymous safety concerns to help identify and intervene upon at-risk individuals BEFORE they hurt themselves or others. You can submit tips on the linked website, by calling 1-844-5-SAYNOW (1-844-572-9669), or by downloading the Say Something App.
For Students/Families Experiencing Homelessness
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is the primary piece of federal legislation dealing with the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in U.S. public schools. To qualify for these rights, children and youth must be considered homeless according to the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless. For more information about the McKinney-Vento Act, please visit https://nche.ed.gov/legis/mv.php
For more information about the NC Homeless Education Program, please visit https://hepnc.uncg.edu/
For more information about the Educational Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homeless while enrolled at TJCA see the "Educational Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness" document.
NC Community Resource Assistance Guides (By County)
For Students With Special Needs (Medical, Disability, Learning Disability, Etc.)
- If you or your student has a special need, please complete the referral form located on the school’s EC page.
- Parent Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public K-12 Schools
- SAT/ACT Test Prep and General Tutoring (in Shelby, NC)
- Study Guides and Strategies
- How to Study
- Effective Study Skills
- Improve My High School Study Skills