APS News Release

APS Social Worker Support Continues Through Summer


The Department of Teaching and Learning and Office of Student Services are pleased to announce that School Social Workers will be available to families, staff and students, every weekday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., from Mon, June 22 through Fri, Aug. 21.

Although all Social Workers are not working through the Summer Break, there will be several available every day. These Social Workers are available to assist with the following:

  • Referrals to resources (such as DHS, AFAC, Arlington Thrive, or other agencies);
  • Consultation with parents and staff about academic, social-emotional, or other concerns; and
  • Assistance with navigating services or benefits

Families may access the support of an APS Social Worker by phone or email at SchoolSocialWork@apsva.us which will be monitored daily. Messages received will be forwarded to the Social Workers who are working at the time of receipt.

Additionally, the following phone numbers are available for families to call. In an effort to ensure that staff can address call needs, the following school groups have been created.

Wakefield Group
Call or text 571-424-4353 or Landline 703-228-6061
(Xenia Castaneda) or email SchoolSocialWork@apsva.us
Washington-Liberty Group
Call or text 571-255-0631 or Landline 703-228-6046
(Sair Molina) or email SchoolSocialWork@apsva.us
Yorktown Group
Call or text 571-249-0109 or Landline 703-228-6062
(Marjorie Blazek) or email SchoolSocialWork@apsva.us
Wakefield Washington-Liberty Yorktown
Gunston Arlington Community HS Career Center/Arlington Tech
Jefferson H-B Woodlawn Shriver
Abingdon Kenmore Dorothy Hamm
Barcroft Swanson Williamsburg
Claremont Arlington Science Focus Arlington Traditional
Drew Ashlawn Discovery
Fleet Barrett Glebe
Hoffman-Boston Campbell Jamestown
Key Carlin Springs Nottingham
Montessori Public School Long Branch Taylor
Oakridge McKinley/Reed Tuckahoe
Randolph Private Day Schools Langston HS Continuation
Homebound/Home Instruction

Families may call anytime, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. to speak with a staff member in the Office of Student Services, who will take contact information. Families will receive a call back from an APS Social Worker within one business day.