Please take a look at a list of student and family support services.

Mental Health Counseling

UPA offers free social and emotional health counseling to students in need. A balance of physical, social, and emotional health is essential for student wellbeing and imperative for success at home, school, and in life.

UPA ofrece asesoramiento gratuito sobre salud social y emocional a los estudiantes que lo necesiten. Un equilibrio de salud física, social y emocional es esencial para el bienestar de los estudiantes e imperativo para el éxito en el hogar, la escuela y en la vida.

Student Self Referral 

Parent/Staff Referral

Mental Health and Wellness Resource

Mental Health Resources in English:

Nami of Santa Clara County Home – Warmlines, education, and mental health support

Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) – Behavioral Health Services – County of Santa Clara

Mobile Crisis Response Team Program Flyer – English

Wellness Resources


Mental Health Resources in Spanish:

Nami (en español): Introducción al NAMI en español – 

Clases de educación de salud mental y grupos de apoyo para individuos o familiares / amigos

Mental Health Resource in Vietnamese:

Free & Reduced Lunch Program/Programa de almuerzo gratis o reducido

If you have not already, it is crucial that you fill out the free and reduced lunch form. By filling out this form, your student may be eligible for: free/reduced lunches, college application waivers, SAT waivers, AP exams waivers, and/or access to a monthly bus pass. If you are interested in learning more about the program or would like to be contacted to determine program eligibility, please fill out this form. 

Google form link:


Si aún no lo ha hecho, es fundamental que complete el formulario de almuerzo gratuito y reducido. Al completar este formulario, su estudiante puede ser elegible para: almuerzos gratis / reducidos, exenciones de solicitudes universitarias, exenciones de SAT, exenciones de exámenes AP y / o acceso a un pase de autobús mensual. Si está interesado en obtener más información sobre el programa o si desea que nos comuniquemos con nosotros para determinar la elegibilidad del programa, complete este formulario.


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Transportation Opportunities for Families/Oportunidades de transporte para familias

UPA strives to help students and families achieve their academic goals. These goals are not possible without reliable transportation. UPA will be offering monthly bus passes to students who qualify for free and reduced lunch and/or are facing financial hardship. If you believe you qualify for this program or are interested in the program please fill out this form. 

Google form link:


UPA se esfuerza por ayudar a los estudiantes y las familias a alcanzar sus metas académicas. Estos objetivos no son posibles sin un transporte confiable. UPA ofrecerá pases de autobús mensuales a los estudiantes que califiquen para almuerzo gratis o reducido y / o que enfrenten dificultades financieras. Si cree que califica para este programa o está interesado en el programa, por favor llene esta forma. 

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Learn It After School Tutoring

Learn It is open four days a week (M-Th) after school to provide students with 1:1 peer and cross age tutoring.  All students welcome to drop in.

Learn It está abierto cuatro días a la semana (lunes a jueves) después de la escuela para proporcionar a los estudiantes tutoría individualizada entre compañeros. Todos los estudiantes son bienvenidos.

Tutor Request Form

Learn It Locations and Times:
Mondays — 2:00-3:00pm @ Media Center / SF State, 3:30-4:30pm @ Penn
Tuesdays — 3:00-4:00pm @ Johns Hopkins
Wednesdays — 2:00-3:00pm @ Johns Hopkins, 3:30-4:30pm @ Johns Hopkins
Thursdays — 3:00-4:00pm @ Johns Hopkins

Mobile/Homeless/Foster Youth

UPA is committed to providing a high level of service to any and all students that attend which includes students who are experiencing homelessness, have insecure housing, are in the care of the foster system and/or who are experiencing a high level of mobility. For additional information about programmatic offerings and identification procedures, please contact the Homeless Foster Youth Liaison at or call the front office at 406-723-1839 to be connected.

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