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  Counseling for Students 

Why It's Important

A student cannot progress to higher levels of growth (think Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs) until their lower level needs have been met first. Counseling for students begins to address some of the lower level needs of a child with a hope that the child can begin to progress up the hierarchy. 

Counseling for students helps everyone. Not only does the child receiving counseling get the tools they need, but their teachers benefit and other students benefit. When we help one student succeed, we help everyone succeed.

Counseling provides students with better outlook for life. Many of the needs of the students have been with depression, post-traumatic stress, adjustment issues, anxiety, and other serious issues that, when left unaddressed, lead to lifelong problems. Students receiving counseling have made great improvements in the classroom, ranging from better performance on school work to better behavior. 

What We're Doing

Deborah and Josh Dambara are contracted by Kane County School District to provide counseling to students who have assessed needs and have signed parental consent to receive services. This service is free to students and paid for by the school district.  Kane Education Foundation provides the funding, so these critical services can continue through the summer months.  Having continuous counseling without a gap over the summer months means these students continue to make progress and will be much better prepared at the beginning of the next school year.


Will you help? Please consider making a DONATION to help fund these critical programs.


If you would like to learn more about our Counseling Program, contact us at

“Someone had to embrace positive beginnings before anyone could celebrate successful conclusions or continuations.” - Aberjhani

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