• Houston High School Counseling Resources


    Houston High School Counselors are available to assist you with your social/emotional, academic, and postsecondary/career needs!!

    Please complete the following request to see a counselor 

    and you will be called to the counseling office as soon as possible 

    or stop by the counseling office for a visit! 


    Request to see a Counselor

    Live Homework Help


    Live Homework Help is available for FREE (for students of all ages).  

    Get online tutoring for subjects like math, English, and history. Work with a live tutor or use the resources to study independently, all at no charge to you! Live Homework Help also provides all Alaskans free help finding and applying online for a job, writing resumes and cover letters, interview prep and applying for unemployment assistance.


    Hotline Help


    Suicide & Crisis Lifeline call 988

    Available 24 hours



    Alaska Care Line call 1-877-266-4357

    Alaska’s Suicide Prevention and Someone to talk to line.



    Teen Line call 1-800-852-8336

    Teen Line provides support, resources, and hope to young people through a hotline of professionally trained teen counselors, and outreach programs that de-stigmatize and normalize mental health. Text TEEN to 839863



    National Runaway Safeline call 1-800-786-2929

    Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has runaway, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.


    Teen Dating Abuse Helpline call 1-866-331-9474

    Get connected with an advocate who is trained to offer education, support, and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse.


    LGBTQ - The Trevor Project call 1-866-488-7386

    The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support to LGBTQ young people.  Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.


    National Child Abuse Hotline call 1-800-422-4453

    If you are being hurt, know someone who might be hurting, or are afraid you might hurt another, call or text.  Break the silence and get help. 


    Child Abuse Reporting call 1-800-478-4444

    Office of Children’s Services - Alaska


    TeenCentral Website maintained by KidsPeace - The National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis.  Website topics include bullying, opioid use, teen dating violence, LGBTQ challenges, running away, and national hotlines.  On TeenCentral, you can find information on a variety of topics. You can also submit a story or post about any crisis, problem or situation you’re struggling with and receive a therapeutic support response within 24 hours, safely, anonymously, and free of charge.


    MyHouse If you are aged 14-25 and homeless or at risk of being homeless, come on by or call us at 907-373-4357 (HELP).  Our Gathering Grounds Café is open from 9AM-4PM Monday through Friday and 10AM-3PM on Saturday. Case Management is available from 8 am-5 pm. We offer a hot supper from 3-4 pm every day for any homeless aged 14-25 who are hungry.  This is available to both clients and non-clients with no strings attached.  It is staffed by volunteers who both cook and join clients for a meal, visiting and sharing.


    Thrive Mat-Su (for students in grades 6+) When young people live in healthy environments and have access to opportunities that build positive social connections and develop strong identities, youth substance use decreases.  Positive youth development is an intentional, pro-social approach to youth engagement that promotes positive outcomes for young people.  Thrive Mat-Su seeks to enrich positive youth development in the Mat-Su Borough.  Thrive Mat-Su Facebook Thrive Mat-Su Instagram or Text “Thrive” to 907-745-5826


    United Way of Mat-Su Valley Resource Guide At United Way of Mat-Su, we believe that all Alaskans have the power to unite toward a brighter future for all members of our community. Whether providing the tools our Valley students need to feel their best on the first day of school, supporting local families in financial stability, or promoting good health for all, we’re here to tackle the issues facing the Mat-Su, every day. Click here for the Pocket Resource Guide


    Kids2 Careers  The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) is thrilled to offer a new suite of FREE resources for high school students through our Kids2 Careers program!  There are many resources for educators, students, families, and partners/volunteers on the new Kids2 Careers website to support students in grades 5 through 12, as they explore and plan for education and career training after high school.  

    New Kids2 Careers resources include grade-specific Student Success Steps, Family Guiding Steps, a Digital Senior Planning Calendar, Senior Checklist, Planning Templates, and so much more!  We also offer panel discussions and presentations to engage students in important conversations surrounding educational pathways and career planning.


Last Modified on January 12, 2024