To protect the health and safety of our students and staff, Berkeley High School is temporarily closed until further notice. During this time, BHS counselors will attempt to address the needs of our students through email. I will be responding to emails as quickly as possible.

In the event of an emergency, please note the following resources:

FOR STUDENTS: If you are a student experiencing a crisis and need support please reach out to the following community resources:

1) *In the case of an emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance***

2) Counseling Related Services: If you need social or emotional support please call or text one of the following community organizations:

  1. California Youth Crisis Line: 800-843-5200 (24 hours)
  2. Call TeenLine Online (800) TLC-TEEN from 6pm to 10pm PST
  3. Texting Hotlines:
  4. Text “safe” to 20121 (Local, between 4pm-11pm)
  5. Text 741741 (24 hours)
  6. Text “TEEN” to 839863 (Teens helping teens, 6pm-9pm)

3) Housing/Meal Related Services:

If you are in need of last minute housing or are in need of food please contact one of the following community organizations:

– Dreamcatcher Youth Services

Phone Number: 1-800-379-1114

Location: 422 Jefferson Street, Oakland, California 94607

Calli House- Youth Shelter & Drop-In Center

Phone Number: 1-800-610-9400

Location: 845 Brookside Dr B, Richmond, CA 94801

– YEAH! Youth Engagement Advocacy Housing

Phone Number:(510) 704-9867

Location: 1744 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703


If you are a parent or caregiver in need of services for yourself or your student please reach out to the
following community resources:

Parenting Support Hotline: 800-829-3777 (24 hour parenting hotline)

Berkeley Mobile Crisis: 510-981-5254 (mobile assessment, 11:30am-1:00am)


If you have academic questions or concerns and would like to speak with the counselor (academic or mental health), please allow 2-3 business days for the counselor to respond to your email:

Request an appointment