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Whittier High School
Whittier High School is here for you during this difficult time. Please reach out to your counselors for any assistance that you need. Whittier Counselors Care!
If you need immediate mental health assistance or want to talk to someone other than a counselor, please utilize one or more of the resources below:

Hotlines and Immediate Assistance


Access Center                                                                 1-800-854-7771

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7                    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Spanish)          1-888-628-9454

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ) 24/7                                    1-800-488-7386

Teen Line (6pm-10pm)                                                       1-800-852-TEEN (8336)

L.A Warm Line (10pm-6am)                                              1-855-952-9276

Self-Injury Foundation 24/7                                               1-800-334-HELP (4357)

Los Angeles County Mental Health Crisis Hotline      1-800-854-7771

Crisis Text Line                                                                      text LA to 741741

Interfaith Food Center

Life or Death Emergencies                                                911

Assistant Principal of Guidance & Attendance
Dean of Students


A - J. Flores & C.A.T. (A-Lona) Counselor 


Christina Laracuente   2038
M. Flores - Martin & Puente Counselor

Melissa Mancilla

Marrtinez - Ramirez & AVID Counselor


Rosemary Gurrola


Ramos - Z  & C.A.T. (Lopez-Z) Counselor
Nancy Alpert   2033
Guided Study & Intervention Counselor
Diana Salazar Valles   2035
School Resource Officer
Trevor Deight   2037
School Social Worker
Velma Raza   2029
Special Education Dept. Chair
School Psychologist 
Lissette Bojorquez   2185
School Psychologist
Alejandra Miguel   2039
Registration & Student Specialist
Sandra Ruiz   2050
Administrative Clerk, Senior - Guidance


Jennifer Balag


Administrative Clerk - Guidance
Jennifer Silva   2030
Student Engagement Specialist   2042
Administrative Clerk, Senior - Attendance Elizabeth Correa   2040 
Administrative Clerk - Attendance Cathy Giles   2041
Attendance Caller Sara Contreras   2044 


Whittier High School's guidance team strongly supports the academic performance, career development and personal growth of each student. Our goal is to assist students in their pursuits and to support them in the decision making process. We are committed to creating an atmosphere of encouragement so that each student is empowered to set and pursue goals as they prepare for their futures.
Office: (562) 698-8121 ext.2030
Fax: (562) 907-6955