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Social Services

To access any of these services, please contact:


Sally Dowis, LMSW 

HISD Social Worker

936-435-6964 (rolls to cell phone)

       housed at SLC



Juanita Hall, M.A.-Counseling

HISD Home-School Liaison


      housed at SLC




  • Parent-School relationship development

  • Counseling to parents regarding student discipline

  • Advise parents of Compulsory School Attendance Laws

  • Crisis Counseling

  • Identify students in Homelessness situations

  • Child abuse and neglect workshops for campus personnel

  • Student-Parent advocacy in schools

  • Parenting skills and financial responsibility training

  • Social Service agency referrals

  • Consultation with parents regarding child’s academic performance, behavior and needs

  • Access specific community resources to address individual student needs

  • Provide support services to help students

Identify causes of their problems

Accept responsibility for their actions

Develop decision-making skills

Overcome crisis

Enhance their self-concept

Resolve conflicts without violence

Increase motivation

Respect cultural and physical differences

Improve their school attendance

  • A clothing room is kept with minimal clothing for emergency purposes