The RISD Department of Student Welfare supports at-risk students and families with needs associated with food and housing insecurities.
The Department of Student Welfare provides support for McKinney-Vento/Foster Care families who are in temporary living situations. We provide food, supplies and clothing as well as other resources if needed.
McKinney-Vento/Foster Care/Unaccompanied Youth
- Transportation, Clothing, School Supplies, Food Assistance, Drop In Centers at the 4 high schools and Tutoring/Mentoring
- Highly Mobile and At Risk, and Mental Health Supports Website
- Homeless Youth Handbook Website
|Name||Title||Email Address||Phone Number|
|Lori Shaw||Director of Student Welfarefirstname.lastname@example.org||469-593-0363|
|Malinda Smith||McKinney-Vento Support Specialistemail@example.com||469-593-0386|
|Rhonda Peters||Life Skills Program for Student Parents - District Teacherfirstname.lastname@example.org||469-593-0370|
|Mary Lou Wild||Life Skills for Student Parents - Pearce High School Teacheremail@example.com||469-593-5044|
|Katherine Bastian||Life Skills for Student Parents – Richardson High School Teacherfirstname.lastname@example.org||469-593-3222|
|Amy Miller||Life Skills for Student Parents – Berkner High School Teacheremail@example.com||469-593-7076|
|Joyce Richardson||Life Skills for Student Parents –Lake Highlands High School Teacherfirstname.lastname@example.org||469-593-1080|
|Curtis Jenkins||Program Specialistemail@example.com||469-593-0807|