• Homeless Services

    South St. Paul Public Schools ensures the provision of educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (click here for more information regarding this act). If you are experiencing homelessness please contact the counselor at your child's school or the Special Services office at (651) 457-9496.

    Homebound Services

    Homebound instruction is designed to meet the individual needs of students who are under a doctors care and are unable to attend school due to a prolonged illness. This program is under the supervision of the Director of Special Services. If you feel your child has a need for homebound instruction, please contact the counselor or principal at your child's school. 

    Mental Health Resources

    NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
    NAMI provides support to millions of Americans who face mental illness every day. Click here to learn more about the NAMI organization. 

    Family Adolescents and Children Therapy
    FACTS is a group of mental health professionals, practitioners and behavioral skills providers specializing in work with families, couples, individuals, and children. Click here to learn more about the FACTS organization.

    Associated Clinic of Psychology
    Associated Clinic of Psychology is known throughout Minnesota as a leader in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental health issues. Click here to learn more about the Associated Clinic of Psychology.

    Procedural Safeguards

    South St. Paul Restrictive Procedure Plan

    Restrictive procedures is a term used to describe physical holding or seclusion of children with disabilities in Minnesota schools. The use of restrictive procedures is governed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 125A.0941 and 125A.0942, which will go into effect August 1, 2011.

    If you would like a copy of the Restrictive Procedure Plan for South St. Paul Schools, please contact the Student Services office at (651) 457-9496.

    Total Special Education Services (TSES)

    The TSES Manual is designed to assist districts and local education agencies (LEAs) in achieving compliance with special education mandates and funding requirements. SSP TSES Manual PDF

    SSP TSES Manual PDF

    SpEd Forms 

    Special Education due process support for teachers quick link. SpEd Forms