Student & Family Support Services

Services at Leicester High School:

Guidance Counselors
Kathleen S. Warnken
508-892-7031 x267
Students with last names A-K

Thomas W. Bowes
508-892-7031 x253
Students with last names L-Z

"The LHS Guidance Office strives to support and guide each student in their journey to discover their personal identity and realize their educational and career goals."

Scott M. Smith, MA, LMHC
Adjustment Counselor for All Students at LHS
Mr. Smith is a professional licensed mental health counselor and a knowledgeable and confidential resource available to all students at Leicester High School. Students can self-select to meet with Mr. Smith or staff and administration can refer a student to him. He is able to meet with students for any presenting concern, including interpersonal or familial issues.
If you believe your son or daughter may be having a difficult time dealing with a personal, social or emotional issue please feel free to contact Mr. Smith or encourage your son/daughter to seek him out.

District Student Support Services:

Students are also able to access special education support services by clicking on the Special Education link off the District's Website.

Diane Moffat
508-892-7030 x265
504 Coordinator - LHS

Dr. Brian Conners
508-892-7030 x99
School Psychologist - LHS

Michael Wood
508-892-7040
Special Ed Director
Leicester Public Schools

Family & Community Assistance/Resources:

If you need assistance with a family matter and you're not able to find the resource to assist you please contact the Guidance Office and we can refer you to an organization that may be able to help. Below are some helpful links for services that your family may need assistance with including homelessness and loss of income.

This site offers assistance for families regarding homelessness, food stamps/banks, SSI, Veteran's Assistance. Click for the link to the Worcester Resources page. For a list of free medical clinics in the area, hours of opperation, interpreters available, and services provided click on Worcester Area Free Clinics.

These sites offer medical assistance for low-income or no-income families in the greater Worcester area. This link lists the Free Walk-In Medical Clinics in the area. This site is for the Family Health Center in Worcester offering medical and dental care. There are also free or sliding scale fee services provided by Planned Parenthood of Central MA.

Resources for domestic violence, assault and homelessness include New Hope Center and YWCA of Central MA.There is also a 24 hour domestic violence phone resource available through the YWCA at 508-755-9030. Housing, shelter, and advocacy services for women and their children is also available through Abby's House in Worcester, MA.

For a listing of offices and phone numbers for area organizations and state offices that provide assistance, including the MA Department of Transitional Assistance click on this Worcester Recources link.

The Foodsource hotline is availalbe 24 hours a day to help families identify places that they can access a soup kitchen or food bank. The number is 800-645-8333.

Information and assistance in dealing with substance abuse and alcoholism can refer to the service directories provided above as well as too Alcoholics Anonymous or Alanon or Alateen services for family members of alcoholics or substance abusers. Click on this link for a list of Alateen Meetings in Massachusetts. Click on this link to find an Alanon Meeting that is right for you.
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