A high-performing school district where all students will live, work, and thrive as contributing and valued members within the global society.


    In partnership with families and community stakeholders, Atlanta Public Schools Social Workers support the district's mission by providing comprehensive and equitable services that strengthen home, school, and community partnerships and promote students' thriving in school and life.

    School social workers serve as a link between the home, school, and community. They work to ensure that students remain in school and graduate, reach their fullest academic potential, and grow socially and emotionally. As part of the educational team, social workers support students’ thriving in schools and in life by removing barriers that interfere with their performance.

    School social work coordinated services that are provided to assist students reach their fullest potential include, but are not limited to:


    • School Needs Assessment
    • Mental Health Wraparound support
    • RTI/SST/IEP Consultation/Participation
    • Teacher & Staff Workshops Training
    • Crisis Intervention


    • Individual & Group Counseling
    • Risk Assessment Services
    • Crisis & Grief Counseling Services
    • Home Visits
    • Attendance Monitoring & Support


    • Coordinate Delivery of Child-Welfare Services
    • Homeless Education Support
    • Resource Referrals
      • Medical
      • Mental Health
      • Economic Aid


    • Program Development
    • Community Partnerships
    • Wraparound Planning
    • Identify and Mobilize Resources
    • Identify & Foster Protective Factors


    The new APS platform, APSCARES.findhelp.com, assists students, parents, families, and community members with accessing supports. This platform is a one-stop application where searches for assistance can be customized and matched to specific resources. APSCares.findhelp.com can be accessed by either entering the web address or scanning the QR code. However, if a stakeholder requires assistance with a specific need, please contact your school social worker for support.  

    Please click on the links below to learn more about:

    For more information contact :

    Dr. Jacquelyn Anthony
    Director, Social Work Services
    130 Trinity Avenue, SW
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Ph: 404-802-2247
Last Modified on May 30, 2024