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Winter Break Resources for DPSCD Students and Families the Week of Feb. 19- Feb. 23

In preparation for Mid-Winter Break, the week of  February 19 - February 23, 2024, students and families can use this guide to access resources ranging from access to food, behavioral health support, and learning resources. You can also stay informed on key events, scholarships, and information by clicking here to access Peachjar, a DPSCD digital flyer bulletin board. 

We can’t wait to welcome you back in a DPSCD classroom on Monday, February 26, 2024. Be safe and enjoy your time off! 

Vaccinations and Immunizations for the Community 

In partnership with the Detroit Health Department (DHD), DPSCD families can continue to make immunization and vaccination appointments during the District’s Mid-Winter Break (Feb. 19-Feb. 23). Please visit for information to book Booster and Pediatric Vaccination appointments at the Detroit Health Department’s 100 Mack location. You can schedule your appointment online or by text. For more assistance, call the Detroit Health Department Immunization Clinic at (313) 876-4667.  

Behavioral Health Support

Supporting the Whole Child is one of DPSCD’s Priorities. In conjunction with Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN), students, families and the community at large will have access to behavioral health resources while DPSCD is on Mid-Winter Break (Feb. 19-Feb. 23): 

  • Crisis and Mental Helpline: (800) 241-4949 (24/7) | TTY: (800) 630-1044 (24/7) 
  • For help with substance abuse, call the 24/7 hotline for help: 1-800-241-4949 
  • For other support services, please contact Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Toll-Free: 888-490-9698 or 313-833-3232.   

More information can be found by clicking here for the full array of Behavioral Health resources available to DPSCD students and families during DPSCD’s Mid-Winter Break, February 19-February 23, 2024. 

Through the DPSCD’s Office of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I), you can keep your child engaged during the Mid-Winter Break with a bevy of resources from maintaining momentum with literacy and math instruction to games designed to enhance learning. Please click this link for a variety of activities for students of all ages.