Student Care Support Services

Over the course of the last few years Dalton Local Schools has seen an increase in the need for Student Care Support Services. As a District we want to support the needs of our students so they are able to enter the classroom ready to learn. Families with children in the District may also contact our School Guidance Counselors, our Clinical Counselor, or our District CARE Team Family Support Specialist. 

Melissa Carathers, Elementary and Middle School Guidance Counselor -

Luke Grau, High School Guidance Counselor -

Ann Dennison, District Clinical Counselor -

Diane Merriman, District CARE Team Family Support Specialist -

To contact Mrs. Carathers, Mrs. Dennison, and Ms. Merriman, please call 330-828-2405 and press (2) for our  Elementary School. To contact Mr. Grau, please call 330-828-2405 and press (4) for the High School.

Below are local and national Care Support Service providers.

Underlined Text = Link to Website

Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services

Wooster Community Hospital

1761 Beall Avenue

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 263-8100

Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes Counties

2285 Benden Dr

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 264-9029

859 S. Main St.

Orrville, Ohio 44667

(330) 683-5106

212 N. Washington St.

Millersburg, Ohio 44654

(330) 674-6697

8 N. Main St.

Rittman, Ohio 44 270

8598 Hartman Rd.

Wadsworth, Ohio 44281

(234) 217-8589

Mental Health Recovery Board of Wayne and Holmes Counties

1985 Eagle Pass

Wooster, OH 44691

(330) 264-2527


104 Spink St

Gault Liberty Center

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 264-8498

Crisis Hotline: (800) 686-1122

Wayne County Health Department

203 S Walnut St.

Wooster, OH 44691

(330) 264-9590



2587 Back Orrville Rd

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 264-9597


Wayne County Crisis Hotline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

(330) 264-2527 or (330) 264-9029

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Talk with a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in our area, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line

Free emotional support and information to teens in any type of crisis, including feeling suicidal. Text with a trained specialists 24 hours a day.

Text “HOME” to 741741