As local public schools are temporarily closed, various organizations are ensuring students receive help.
If you know of other resources available for students, let us know by emailing [email protected], so we may add it to the list.
Lassen High School Support Services
Call Nancy Singh at 257-5134 for nutrition support and more for students.
Susanville School District
Starting Monday, March 23, Meadow View, Diamond View and McKinley schools will have curbside meal pick up for children ages 1 to 18 years old. They will be there from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students will receive lunch and breakfast for the next day.
Local Salvation Army
Call Juanita Williams at 251-7782. Salvation Army is located at 1560 Main St. in Susanville, and students may get access to food and other resources there.
Students do not have to be accompanied by an adult if they are in need.
Services for Westwood students
WUSD is distributing “grab-n-go” sack lunches/breakfasts. Call -256-3295 before 9 a.m. to reserve a sack lunch/breakfast. If nobody answers, please leave a message. Pick up time is between 11 a.m. and noon at the old Fletcher Walker School on Delwood Street.
Shaffer Elementary School
There will be three meal pick up locations for Shaffer School students: The school multipurpose room, the Leavitt Lake Fire House and the Cardena’s Driveway in Wendell. Families can check which location they should visit depending on where they live through a link on the school’s website.
Fort Sage Family Resource Center
Starting Monday, March 16, students can receive free lunches through the Fort Sage Family Resource Center. Call 827-3007 and order lunches. The lunches will be delivered at four locations at noon Monday through Friday: Doyle Senior Center at the turn on Cowboy Joe Road; and the Family Resource Center, Community Center on Tamarack; the Mark; and the entrance of the trailer park in Herlong.
If you are having an emergency, call 911
Disaster distress helpline
Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
Lassen County Crisis Line 24/7
NDMDA depression hotline – support group
Suicide prevention lifeline
Online chat at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
Spanish line (888) 628-9454
Deaf and Hard of Hearing line 800-799-4889
Talk lines (6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every night)
Teen Talk (800) 852-8336 (6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every night)
Youth Crisis Line 800-843-5200 24/7
Youth Crisis Text Line text: TEEN to 839863
Warm Line 855-845-7415
Warm line chat mentalhealthsf.org/peer-run-warmline/. (Warm line is non-emergency peer-run emotional support)
Crisis Text line text: HOME to 741741
Parent Stress hotline (800) 632-8188
LBGTQ+ Talk and Crisis Line (866) 488-7386 Ø LBGTQ+ chat thetrevorproject.org/
LBGTQ+ Text line text: START to 678678
LBGTQ+ site TrevorSpace trevorspace.org
National Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453
Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 233-5001
National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline TDD (800) 787-3224