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HPI School Counselors
Welcome to Hull Prairie Counseling Department!
We may be reached at 419-873-6293.
 
Our school counselors are:
Brandy Kopa - 5th School Counselor
Nicole Wagner - 6th School Counselor

 
Social-Emotional Resources
Dr. Carson Felkel, Bon Secours Mercy Health Medical Director, and Dr. Aimee Drescher, Clinical Psychologist, have teamed up to host a video series to share tips and advice on handling pandemic-related anxiety. 
 
Mental Health During COVID
The first topic they tackle is back-to-school anxiety. They provide parents, teachers, and administrators the tools needed to help students and themselves adjust to returning to school during a pandemic. Future series will address topics such as normalizing anxiety, working with children, CDC guideline reminders, tips on talking with children and when to contact a professional.
 
NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental health conditions. It teaches the fundamentals of how to support all members of the family, including caregivers.
Upcoming programs: NAMI Caregiver Classes & Groups are free and offered virtually
To register, visit www.namiwoodcounty.org or call 419-352-0626
 
Parent Tips from Prevention Alliance
  • Be Aware of the Benadryl Challenge
  • Positively Connect with Your Teen
  • Put Self-Care and Connection into Practice in the New Year
 
Food & Basic Needs Distribution Programs
Perrysburg Schools, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo, and the Perrysburg Heights Community Association have once again partnered to ensure the hunger needs of our students and community are met during the school year. The organizations are distributing meals and food items on a weekly basis. Please see below for three programs that are now available. There are no eligibility requirements for any of these programs.
 
For more information, please contact Lila Szozda, Child Nutrition Director, Perrysburg Schools, at [email protected] or Sara Stockwell, Director of Student Services and Well-Being, Perrysburg Schools, at [email protected].
 
Food Bags – Serving All Community Members
Every Wednesday: Food bags (single-serve meals, snacks, breakfast items and meal ingredients), cleaning products and hygiene products are available at the Islamic Food Pantry at Perrysburg Heights Community Center (12282 Jefferson Avenue) every Wednesday. There is no registration or sign-up for this service, and it is open to all community members. Individuals/families may visit the pantry between the hours of 4:00pm - 5:30pm on Wednesdays.
 
Warm Meals To-Go – Serving All Community Members
The Second Saturday of Each Month: Warm meals to go are provided by the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo and are available at the Perrysburg Heights Community Center (12282 Jefferson Avenue). There is no registration or sign-up for this service, and it is open to all community members. Individuals/families may visit the center to pick up warm meals between the hours of 12:15pm - 1:15 pm on the second Saturday of each month.
 
United Way 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 is a free, 24/7, 365-day health and human service resource referral for anyone in Lucas, Ottawa, or Wood County. The top requests coming into 2-1-1 range from housing, food, and utilities - to employment, health care, and legal assistance. To speak with a 2-1-1 Community Resource Advisor, simply dial two, one, one; text your zip code to 898-211; or send an instant message at www.211nwo.org. 
 
Technology
Internet connections are available to families in need through a partnership with Buckeye Broadband. Complete the request form below and a response will be sent to you within 1-3 days.  If you have questions, please contact Sara Stockwell, Director of Student Services and Well-Being, at [email protected]ls.net for more information.
 
In addition, Internet connections will be provided at Lakevue and the Perrysburg Heights Community Center free of charge in common spaces. Click HERE for more information.
  
PIPP (Year-Round Energy Bill Assistance)
The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) helps eligible Ohioans manage their energy bills year-round. Payments are based on a percentage of household income and are consistent year-round. Click HERE to access the link.  
 
COVID-19 Relief
 Have you lost wages or suffered other financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic? You may be eligible for assistance through GLCAP's COVID-19 Relief program. Mortgage, rent, and other assistance are also available for those affected by the pandemic. Click on Great Lakes Community Action Partnership for more information.
 
Utility Bill Assistance
 If you are facing a utility shut-off or are low on fuel supplies, GLCAP can provide assistance with utility payments, including help during the winter months through the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP), and help during the summer through the Summer Crisis program.
 Click on Great Lakes Community Action Partnership for more information.
 
Looking for Ways to Support the Community?
Consider donating basic hygiene products to help stock the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo at the Perrysburg Heights Community Center.  Donated items can be placed in the black tub that is located outside of Central Office’s public entrance at 140 East Indiana Avenue. We are in need of the following items:
 
  • Shampoo/Conditioner 
  • Deodorant 
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrush
  • Body/Hand Soap 
  • Toilet Paper 
  • Paper Towels 
  • Feminine Products 
  • Toothbrushes 
  • Disinfectant Spray 
  • Comb/Brush
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