School Counseling Referral

Parent Referral
If you are a parent or guardian and would like to schedule a meeting, or would like for me to check-in with your student, please contact me via phone or email to arrange services. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis or are in need of immediate support please dial 911 for emergency response or contact the Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240 to talk to a crisis counselor. Other free mental health resources available 24/7 are:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741-741 from anywhere in the US to text with a crisis counselor

Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary
Gloria Ortiz, School Social Worker
Contact Information

Email: gloria.ortiz@smusd.org
Temporary Distance Learning #(442) 245-7255
Please be advised that I work for at another school site in our district and communication tends to be on tuesdays and thursdays for families at Joli Ann Leichtag.


Student Self-Referral
If you are a student in 3rd grade or above, and would like to speak privately with your school social worker, please go to your School Social Worker Google Classroom and send me a message. If the issue you want to discuss is urgent, please talk to a trusted adult immediately or use one of the resources mentioned above.

Staff Referrals

If you are a staff member at Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary and would like to refer a student for support services, please fill out the Social Worker Referral Form(coming soon).