Social Worker
  • The School Social Worker is dedicated to promoting social, emotional and academic success for all students by enhancing the delivery and quality of social work services. In addition to providing programmatic assistance and support for all schools in the Oxford Area School District, the program offers ongoing development opportunities for parents within the school district and in our community.  The School Social Worker also emphasizes on current trends and best practice models, methods for addressing social/emotional issues, and multicultural competence to meet the needs of our diverse student body.

    For more information, please contact the District Social Worker- Cortney Encarnacion, LSW, Certified Home and School Visitor

    (610) 932-6650 or (484) 693-0565


    Family Resources for Support During the School Closure

    Chester County Community Resources to support needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic click here

    For a list of services being offered by local groups/agencies or to donate/volunteer click here

    Help with Rent and Utilities

    Ayuda con Renta y Cuentas

    Where can I go to get help with food? Donde puedo conseguir ayuda con comida? click here

    Mental Health Resources:

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255

    Linea Telefonica Nacional de Ayuda al Suicidio- 1-888-628-9454

    Crisis Text Line- Text 'PA' to 741741

    For the District Social Worker Mental Health Resource List click here

    Additional Resources:

    Chester County Warm line (call if you just want someone to talk to) 1-866-846-2722

    PA Support Helpline 1-855-284-2494 or TTY (for deaf or hard of hearing) 724-631-5600

    Disaster Distress Helpline- 1-800-985-5990

    Childline (to report suspected child abuse or neglect)-1-800-932-0313

    National Domestic Violence Helpline- 1-800-799-7233

    Get Help Now for Substance Abuse- 1-800-662-4357, click here for additional substance abuse resources

    Alanon/Alateen- 610-696-4216