Ruckel Middle School Guidance Resource Page

Online Resources available for students and families

Tips for spending an extended time at home

Helping your children deal with school closures

Community resources are available for parents and students.
Click here for more details.

Email your counselors for assistance
Families with last names A-K HereL-Z Here

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Do you need help finding FOOD for your family?
Visit the Feeding the Gulf Coast website for help.
Phone: (888) 704-FOOD(3663) or 2-1-1
Text: "FLKIDSMEALS" to 211-211 or "FOOD" to 877-877 to find
Emergency Summer Meals sites for children 18 and under
See an list of partner agencies, mobile pantries, and Emergency Summer Meals sites
throughout the Gulf Coast HERE

Mental and Emotional Health Resource List

Substance Use and Abuse Resource List

Internet Safety/Child Trafficking Prevention Resource List

Need help with expenses?
State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program provides one-time rental assistance to eligible Okaloosa County residents who have experienced loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic only.
Visit this link for more details.
Helping Children and Families Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult and stressful time for children and families around the world. To help children and families cope with the mental health effects of the pandemic, we are sharing this interactive guide with resilience-enhancing strategies designed for an adult to work on together with a child 6-12 years of age.
Download your free copy HERE.

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The Okaloosa County School District wants to share important resources regarding
the Coronavirus and information regarding keeping children healthy.

Visit the OCSD information page HERE Read Parent Letter HEREHand washing tips HERE

Your Guidance Office

photo of Laura Long

Laura Long

Guidance Counselor
Anne Sparks
School Mental Health Counselor

Debbie Miller
Social Worker

Brenda Runge

Guidance Secretary

Kim Jenkins
Guidance Secretary

Jamie Perry

Jamie Perry

Guidance Counselor

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Last Updated May 27, 2020