Our School

Counselor’s Page

Sarah O’Brien
Counselor for grades 7-8
Phone: 788-7406
sobrien@oakridgeschools.org

Hello and welcome to the Oakridge Middle School Counseling Office website! My name is Mrs. O’Brien and I am the school counselor for OMS. I work with students in the classroom, in small groups, and individually on academic, career, and personal development.

If you have any questions or need to contact me, you may do so by phone, e-mail, or by setting up an appointment.

What are some reasons my child would see the counselor?
Academic concerns or questions,  Educational or career planning, Personal or family concerns

How does my child see the counselor?
Sign up in the main office, Parent referral, Teacher referral, Administrative referral

Additional Services & Resources

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
The Family Resource Center (FRC) aims to include families in planning and decision making for students, and bring community based services to families through their local schools. The FRC is housed in the Oakridge Early Childhood Center and is staffed full time.

Students are referred to the FRC by Oakridge staff. However, parents and guardians are welcome to to call or stop by the FRC if they have any questions related to the Department of Human Services or need help getting connected with outside agencies.

FRC Staff
Emily Boardwell
231-329-7744

Michelle Cross
231-329-4980

Community AccessLine of the Lakeshore
Dial 211
24-hour Hotline that Links to Health and Human Services
www.CALL-211.org

National Center for Homeless Education
1-800-308-2145

Oakridge Liaison for Homeless Students
Sarah O’Brien
(231) 788-7406

Hackley Life Counseling
231-726-3582

Community Mental Health Services for Muskegon County
231-720-3201
http://co.muskegon.mi.us/cmh/

Every Women’s Place and Webster House Counseling and Shelter Services
231-759-7909
http://www.websterhouseyouthservices.org/

Harbor Hospice
231-728-3442