Office of Student Support Services

The Office of Student Support Services at Richmond Community Schools stands as a beacon of care and advocacy, dedicated to nurturing the development of every student within its care. With a steadfast commitment to an inclusive and supportive learning environment, this office serves as a cornerstone in promoting academic success, emotional well-being, and social growth. Led by a team of compassionate professionals, it offers a wide array of resources and initiatives tailored to meet the diverse needs of students, ensuring that each individual receives the personalized support necessary to thrive. From academic counseling and career guidance to mental health services and intervention programs, the office employs a comprehensive approach that addresses the multifaceted challenges students may encounter on their educational journey.

Special Services Directory

Aimee Rioux

Director of Student Support Services

(586) 727-3565, ext. 6030

Secretary to Director of Student Support Services

Margie Soldan

Secretary to Director of Student Support Services

(586) 727-3565, ext. 6031

Instructional Coach

Jamie Clausen

Instructional Coach

(586) 727-7552. ext. 2211

Instructional Coach

Jessica Schlehuber

Instructional Coach

(586) 727-3565, ext. 6022

Director of Student Advocacy

Adriana Retman

Director of Student Advocacy

(586) 727-3565, ext. 6033

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Macomb County Intermediate School District

Community Resources

Macomb Family Services
67515 Main St. Ste. C
Richmond, MI 48062

The Refuge
(586) 463-7338

Youth outreach center for ages 15-20. Offer FREE counseling, referrals, support groups, life skills training, hygiene kits, first aid kits, safer sex kits, and homework help.

New Haven Teen Health Program
(586) 749-5197

Offers free and low cost teen health care


31900 Utica Road
Fraser, MI 48026

Student Assistance: (586) 541-2273 or Parent Education (586) 541-0033

Offers parenting programs, skills for managing anger, teen intervene, and Young women’s lives. Families are provided the opportunity to receive a thorough assessment for children who are experiencing substance use or mental health problems.

St. Clair County Health Department
3415 28th St., Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 987-5300
Provides a discount prescription drug program for St. Clair County 

Homeless Education Liaison
Macomb Intermediate School District

Michigan Department of Community Health has launched a new web site providing information on where to find free or low-cost health care:

Disabilty Resources

Adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADDA, provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults and children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives.

Counseling Options

Clinic Name



Blue Water Clinic

Port Huron

(810) 985-5125

Center for Counseling

New Baltimore

(586) 716-0980

St. John Providence

St. Clair

(810) 329-5340

Hamilton Psychological Services

Clinton Township

(586) 226-2822

Macomb Family Services - Richmond Office


(586) 727-5529

New Haven Medical Center Community First Health Center

New Haven

(586) 749-5173

Nor Serv

St. Clair

(810) 329-4798

Emergency Resource List

Macomb Intermediate School District-Homeless Education Project
(586) 228-3490
Assists homeless students with basic needs such as backpacks school supplies, clothing, food, and community referrals.

The Right Connection
A directory of free or low cost community resources for students and their families. Additional resources include employment and training, transportation, parenting classes, child care, and support groups.

United Way
(800) 552-1183
Provides callers with information about referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis, such as basic human needs; physical and mental health; employment supports; support for the elderly and disabled; support for children, youth, and families.

Department of Human Services (DHS)
Can provide low-income families with minor children and pregnant women with cash assistance, food assistance, medical aid, etc.
(586) 254-1500

Macomb County Crisis Center

Organization Name



Detroit Institute for Children

(313) 832-1100

For physical, neurological, and developmental deficits

Early On Macomb (MISD)

(586) 228-331

Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan

(517) 485-8160

Mental Health Association in Michigan


Michigan Association for Deaf, Hearing, and Speech Services

(517) 487-0066

Michigan Association for Children with Emotional Disorders (MACED)

(248) 433-2200

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill


National Center for Youth with Disabilities


Special Olympics

(989) 774-3911

Stuttering Foundation of America