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School-Based Services

At Manchester Parochial Schools


Our School-Based Services (SBS) program partners with Manchester Parochial Schools to offer therapy sessions to students within their school setting. 

The services are designed to meet the needs of children and families in the community who face barriers coming to an offsite agency due to the availability of appointment times, work, transportation, or additional outside stressors. 

Working closely with the child, the CCGC social worker is able to offer counseling, referrals, and family support to any student whose personal situation or academic struggles are limiting their ability to make any progress at school, at home, and in the community. Children referred for SBS typically have fewer clinical needs, and are not engaging in high-risk or unsafe behaviors. Parents and caregivers meet with their social worker monthly to discuss progress and goals, helping to ensure the best treatment outcome. The clinician will also meet with school staff when needed to offer additional support and guidance and can respond to crises should the need arise.

If you are a parent, teacher or provider of a student who attends East Catholic High School, St. James School of Saint Bridget School in Manchester, please reach out to the school social worker with your concerns. 

Additionally, you can contact Robin Entress, LCSW, Director of Community and Home-Based Services for CCGC, at 860-643-2101 x121 for additional information.