Counseling Center

Hello and welcome to the Oakridge Middle School Counseling Office website! My name is Mrs. Silva 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.

Erin Silva

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

Michelle Cross

Community AccessLine of the Lakeshore
Dial 211
24-hour Hotline that Links to Health and Human Services
Call 211 Website

National Center for Homeless Education

Oakridge Liaison for Homeless Students
Kristine Silva
(231) 788-7406

Hackley Life Counseling

Community Mental Health Services for Muskegon County
CMH for Muskegon County

Every Women’s Place and Webster House Counseling and Shelter Services
Harbor Hospice