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Families in Transition

Your school-aged children may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Assistance Act. The McKinney-Vento act defines "homeless children and youth" as individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

Rights of Homeless Students Rights of Homeless Students - Spanish

If you are in need of assistance, please reach out to your building liaison.

Susan Rand Washington Academy
Shelia Repka Belvidere Central
Christina Bonk Meehan Elementary
Meg Bausman Belvidere North
Dylan Barr Lincoln Elementary
Vito Lassandro Belvidere South
Dianna Killmer Caledonia Elementary
Michelle Helgeson Belvidere High School
Shannon Wagner Seth Whitman
Katie Hornbeck Perry Elementary
Mike LaScola & Jessie Piske Everest /
Lilly Reyes Early Childhood


District Liaison
Dr. Megan Johnson, Assistant Superintendent
Ms. Dani White, Academic Support

Care Solace

We view your mental health and well-being as a priority for your success at this school. In support of this, we have invested in several resources that you can access whenever you need help. Remember, you are not alone and it is a true act of bravery and strength to seek help.

We encourage you to visit the on-campus resources, and save the community resources so you can easily find them if you or someone you know needs help.

On Campus:

  • Signing up to meet with a school social worker or counselor.

  • Talking with school administration

In Our Community:

D100 has partnered with Care Solace to support our community’s mental health.

If you or a family member is looking for help with mental health or substance use, Care Solace can quickly find treatment options matched to your needs, regardless of the circumstance.

Care Solace’s care navigation services are confidential and complimentary to Belvidere School District #100’s students, staff, and their families. Care Solace’s team is available 24/7/365 and can support you in any language.

If you would like to use Care Solace to help you find a provider:

  • Call 888-515-0595 available 24/7/365

  • Visit and either search on your own OR click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.

In an Emergency:

  • Call 911 or and request a Crisis Intervention Trained (C.I.T.) response

  • Go to the closest emergency room for support

  • Call the National Suicide Prevention & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or chat at

  • Text “Hello” or “Home” to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor

  • Trevor Lifeline LGBTQQ+ Crisis Support: 1-866-488-7386


Safe2Help Illinois is a 24/7 program where students can use a free app, text/phone, and website ( to share information on school safety issues in a confidential environment. Once vetted, the information provided will be shared with local district and school officials and/or local PSAP/9-1-1- call center, depending on the nature of the information shared.