Social Workers

School social workers strive to connect the school, home and community to support students. Social workers are trained mental health professionals who can assist with mental health, behavioral and attendance concerns as well as other barriers to success. There are over 45 school social workers employed by LPS to support each elementary, middle, and high school building. Please click on the staff directory to find the school social worker at your school. You can also view a brief video about school social work and explore some brochures and mental health resources.

A directory of our social workers organized by school can be found here.

Our LPS brochures contain information for families in a variety of areas, such as trauma, grief, depression, communication, attendance and more.

myLNK is directory of resources and support programs available locally in the Lincoln community. Click here to browse available services by category or date offered!

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 9-8-8 connects individuals who are struggling or have concerns for others to a trained helper. Their goal is to listen and work together so the person feels more stable, safe, and hopeful. If you are in a crisis—or trying to prevent one—you can expect these helper to be calm, kind, and respectful of your privacy.

The Nebraska Family Helpline at (888) 866-8660 makes it easier for families to obtain assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained Helpline operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs, identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers.