Linkages to Learning

Linkages to Learning is a school-based collaboration among the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, the Mongomery County Public Schools and non-profit, community based service providers.

The program provides accessible services to at-risk children and their families to improve adjustment to and performance in school, home and community. Prevention and early intervention services include health, mental health, social services and educational support.

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Our Mission

The Mission to improve the well-being of children and their families through a collaborative delivery of school-based services that address the social, economic, health, and emotional issues that interfere with the acedemic success of a child. 


Linkages to Learning Staff Contact Information

 Position & Services Provided 

  Ms. Melissa Carrera, LMSW

  Family and Child Therapist:

  • Family instability (homelessness, death of a loved one, separation or divorce of parents)
  • Mood disorders, such as; depression
  • Poor social skills
  • Difficulty with peer relationships
  • ADHD

  Mrs. Amalia Flores

  Family Case Manager:

  • Assistance with food, clothing, medicine
  • Assistance with housing or utilities
  • Finding a medical provider
  • Child Care
  • Translation Services
  • Transportation to school meetings or medical appointments
  • Financial assistance to avert crisis

  Ms. Lorena Granados, BSW

 Community School     Coordinator:

  • Parent education and support
  • Tutoring or mentoring
  • Acculturation for families new to the country
  • Family and community events