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Equity & Access

15430 Shadybend Dr.
Hacienda Heights, CA.  91745


Family Resources During

School Dismissal

March 16, 2020 - May 21, 2020         

Food Bank Calendars

Wellness Resources

Shelter & Resource Information


Serving Families of the

Hacienda La Puente Unified School District


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Our vision is to strengthen communities by teaching and empowering students to overcome barriers that impact success by providing equitable access to proper supports that prepare students to thrive in and contribute to the global community through graduation and career readiness.


Core Beliefs


  • Students who are given equitable access to proper supports have the ability to learn and graduate.
  • Safe and healthy environments promote student success.
  • Everyone is responsible for contributing to a system of holistic supports.
  • Support systems work best when inclusive, comprehensive and integrated.
  • Parent and family support is vital to student success.


Equity & Access Office Staff

Martha Calderon
Tel:  (626) 933-5301

FAX:  (626) 855-3765

Deborah Rocha
Senior Office Asst.
Tel: (626) 933-5302

Lorraine Ortega
Foster/McKinney-Vento Liaison
Tel: (626) 933-5313

Aurora Ambriz

Tel: (626) 933-4353

Maritza Cabezas
Tel: (626) 933-5303

Amanda Cevallos
Tel: (626) 933-5305

Genesis Stoll
District College Counselor
Tel: (626) 933-5314


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Equity & Access School Site COSA/TOSAs


Name School Site(s) Email Address
Vanessa Ortiz Wedgeworth Elementary
Sarah Guzman

Kwis Elementary &
Los Altos Elementary
Rachel Heyrend

Bixby Elementary &
Wing Lane Elementary
Maria Valencia-Manahan

California Elementary &
Del Valle Elementary
Yvette Masters

Nelson Elementary &
Sunset Elementary
Fany Melendez Baldwin Academy
Tran Don Sparks Elementary
Viviana Flores 

Los Molinos Elementary &
Workman Elementary
Gloria Prado Grazide Elementary &
Temple Academy
Leslie Vandagriff Los Robles Academy & Palm Elementary



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Having Conversations about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19):  Message for parents, school, staff, and others working with children. California Department of Education

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (English & Spanish). Child Mind Institute

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource. National Association of School Psychologist 

Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak. World Health Organization

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the lifeline national network.  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

LGBTQ Student Resources/ Supports

The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District is committed to providing a safe learning environment for all of our students that is free from discrimination and harassment and to ensure that every student has equal access to the District's educational programs, services, and activities.

LGBTQ Youth Suicide Hotline
(866) 488-7386

The National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) is a national organization dedicated to advocating for the rights of LGBT youth and to empower their voice and participation in the LGBT rights movement. 

The non-profit organization, Advocates for Youth, provide information and resources to LGBT youth, including peer education. 

San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
2607 S. Santa Anita Ave
Arcadia, CA.  91016

Lamda Legal

Transgender Law Center

ACLU of Southern California

Homelessness and Housing Assistance

Find contact information for homeless services organizations near you using the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resource Locator.
If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, use the HUD list of resources and services. You’ll find a directory of shelters, helplines, and information on how to contact housing counselors. Learn how to obtain emergency assistance, food assistance, and other services.  Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Assistance
Search for HUD homelessness resources in your state.  HUD State Information

Domestic Violence

Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233, to speak with an advocate about your situation. You’ll find confidential crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in your area. (If you think your computer use may be monitored, use a public computer to access this site.)  National Domestic Violence Hotline