Parent Resources

Parent Resources

If you are interested in your and your student’s rights to a high-quality public education, please review our Parent’s and Student’s Bill of Rights.

Click through the topics below to explore resources for parents, students, and families.

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

FAFSA: Federal Student Aid.
Financial Aid: Scholarships.com. Learn about the most common forms of financial aid for students.
California Student Aid Commission – Money for College: Learn about the best ways to find financial aid in California.

GENERAL PLANNING:

University of California (UC): Check out the admissions requirements and deadlines for the UC system.
California State University (CSU): Check out the admissions requirements and deadlines for the CSU system.
CollegeBoard: Find out more about the college admissions process and admissions tests.
US News & World Report College Rankings: See how your student’s favorite schools stack up in different subject fields.
Princeton Review – College Rankings: More college ranking options.
College Confidential: Forums and FAQs about college. 
Moreno Valley College

STANDARDIZED TESTING:

SAT testing: All about the test, testing dates, and strategies for test taking on the SAT.
ACT testing: All about the test, testing dates, and strategies for test taking on the ACT.

Federally Qualified Health Centers: Many Community Health Centers provide no or low-cost behavioral health services. https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/ to find a convenient location.

Riverside County Mental Health:
769 Blaine Street, Ste B
Riverside, CA 92507
951-358-4705

Teen Line: Teen Line provides support, resources, and hope to youth through a hotline of professionally trained teen counselors. Call, text, or email to access personal peer-to-peer support from highly trained teens supervised by adult mental health professionals. 1-800-852-8336

Riverside Behavioral Health- Moreno Valley Children’s Interagency Program (MVCIP):
23119 Cottonwood Avenue
Building A, Suite 110
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
951-413-5678
Fax- 951-413-5660

Riverside Network of Care

CARES LINE: It’s Up to Us—24/7 Urgent Care Centers
1-800-499-3008

Riverside County Office of Education | Parent Resources (rcoe.us)

Fair Housing Council Riverside
23890 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley 92553
951-653-8314

BULLYING:

StopBullying.gov: A national organization dedicated to stop bullying on all fronts. Includes a “Get Help Now” section.
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center: Bullying prevention and support.
Stomp Out Bullying: A national organization working toward bullying prevention. Includes a “Get Help Now” section and hotline.

DATING/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE:

TheHotline.Org: Find immediate help for dating or domestic abuse.
Love is Respect: Information about dating violence/abuse, as well as immediate help and support.
Alternatives to Domestic Violence: Find help locally.
Operation SafeHouse: Emergency Shelter, Intervention and Outreach Services to Youth in Crisis.

SAFE Family Justice Centers: SAFE Family Justice Centers provide advocacy and support services to individuals who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, child/elder abuse and services for youth who are at risk.
RAINN – Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network: Includes hotline and resources for getting help now.
SASS – Sexual Assault Support Services: Includes a 24-Hour hotline, how to get help for you or a friend, and support resources.

DEPRESSION, SELF-HARM, AND SUICIDE PREVENTION:

“4 Facts About Teen Depression and How Parents Can Help”: PsychCentral. Learn what parents and other trusted adults can do for teens with depression
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24-Hour hotline and help.
Preventing Youth Suicide – Tips for Parents and Educators: National Association of School Psychologists. Understand warning signs and how to address depression/suicide in a conversation with teens.
SAFE Alternatives – Self-Abuse Finally Ends: Resources and support to end self-harm.

EATING DISORDERS:

NEDA – National Eating Disorders Association: Find help and support for eating disorders, as well as educational resources.
EDRC – Eating Disorders Resource Center: Educational resources about eating disorders.
“Eating Disorders”: NIMH – National Institute of Mental Health. Information about signs, symptoms, treatment, and support.
ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Includes a helpline and a section for getting help now, as well as educational materials.

GANG INVOLVEMENT:

Gangfree.org: A national organization dedicated to ending youth gang involvement.
Parents’ Guide to Gangs: National Gang Center. Educational resources for parents.

LGBTQIA RESOURCES AND SUPPORT FOR TEENS:

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network: A national organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT students in all school systems.
PFLAG- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: Support, education, and resources for LGBT teens and their allies.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE:

LA County Substance Abuse Prevention and Control
Orange County Behavioral Health – Alcohol & Drug Abuse Outpatient Clinics
Riverside County Substance Abuse Program
San Bernardino County – Alchohol and Drug Service Providers List (pdf)
San Bernardino County Alcohol and Drug Services
San Diego County Alcohol and Drug Services
The Partnership at Drugfree.Org: How to prevent drug use, intervene, and find support.

US Military: Learn all about the military. Includes US Military news, trivia, pay, and GI Bill information.
US Army
US Marine Corps
US Navy
US Air Force
US Coast Guard
National Guard
US Department of Veterans Affairs
California Department of Veterans Affairs

Federally Qualified Health Centers
ChooseMyPlate.gov: Learn how to manage food and healthful diets with daily food plans, recipes, and other nutritional resources.
Deliciously Healthy Eating: NIH (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute). Menu and recipe ideas for healthful and delicious meals.

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