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Student Health & Safety

As a parent or guardian, there is nothing more important than the safety and wellbeing of your child. No matter their age, the physical and mental health of students is the top concern of both parents and schools. This webpage serves as a source of information, resources, and support for Pomeroy students and families regarding students' health. If you have any questions or concerns about student's emotional or physical health, please contact Pomeroy Elementary School Counselor, Amy Smith, or High School Counselor, Fred Knebel.

Mental Health

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat
School based support is available for all Pomeroy students by contacting your child’s school counselor. Additional resources are listed below. This information is posted in accordance with RCW 28a.320.294.

Local Crisis Lines:

  • Walla Walla Crisis Response Team: (509) 522-4278
  • Walla Walla YWCA Crisis Line: (509) 529-9922
  • Blue Mountain Counseling, Dayton Crisis Line: 1-800-626-8137
  • Dayton YWCA Crisis Line: (509) 382-9922

LGBTQ Crisis Lines:

  • The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386; 678-678 “START”
  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860

School Safety

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority in Pomeroy School District. If you have a safety concern, several options are available for reporting:
  1. Report online using SafeSchools
  2. Contact a Pomeroy school administrator
  3. Concerned citizens are always able to contact law enforcement: Garfield County Sheriff's Office at (509) 843-3494.

Social Emotional Curriculum and Programs

Transitional Kindergarten through 6th Grade: Second Step 
7th-12th Grade: Character Strong/EPIC