• The Student Services at WCHS are extensive.  They include the counseling office, social work services, support and alternative education programs and the nurses' office.  These programs have additional information on separate parts of the website under ACADEMICS.
     
    Contact this office if you have questions about:
    • New enrollments
    • Free Lunch program
    • McKinney-Vento services
    • homebound instruction
  • Suicide and Self Harm

    If you or anyone you know is experiencing persistent negative thoughts or may be at risk of self harm please have them reach out to their counselor or social worker. If you need immediate assistance dial 911. Other mental health resources are listed below.

    Risk Factors correlated with suicide include (ISBE):

    • Prior suicide attempt
    • Co-occurring mental and alcohol or substance abuse disorders
    • Family history of suicide
    • Parental psychopathology
    • Hopelessness
    • Impulsive and/or aggressive tendencies
    • Easy access to lethal methods, especially guns
    • Exposure to the suicide of a significant person
    • History of physical or sexual abuse
    • Impaired parent-child relationships
    • Life stressors, especially those involving loss
    • Lack of involvement in school and/or work ("drifting")

    Resources

    Suicide Prevention Resource Center

    Illinois Dept of Public Health

    Screening, Assessment and Support Services (SASS)

  • Len Egan
    Director of Student Services
    (630)876-6307
     
    Janette Hernandez
    Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Services   
    (630)876-6310