SJS Social Worker & Other Resources

Just a quick reminder for parents, if you have questions regarding your child’s emotional and physical well-being during this time or if your child needs someone to talk to, you can still reach out to our social worker, Mrs. Cate Jennings, at and she will get back to you.


Some other resources that you may find of interest:

When It Builds Up, Talk it Out

The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1 and community providers, recently launched their When it Builds Up, Talk it Out campaign.

Parents and caregivers who need someone to listen, to understand and to talk their feelings out with can connect with trained professionals by dialing 833-258-5011.

If additional help is needed, parents and caregivers will be referred to community-based services such as:

  • Child Care
  • Education
  • Food
  • Income
  • Housing
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Activities
  • Substance Use
  • Mental Health

The Talk It Out Line can also be accessed via cell phone by visiting and clicking on the linked phone number.

Support for parents and caregivers through the Talk It Out Line is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and on weekends from 1 pm to 8 pm and has both English and Spanish capacity.

CHR Hero Hotline

Community Health Resources has introduced a new resource to provide immediate assistance to help you manage acute stress during the coronavirus crisis.  You can view the informational flyer HERE.