School Attendance Resources

2-1-1/LIFE LINE is a partner with the Rochester City School District, providing information to families about resources that can help them with important challenges they are facing and improve their child’s attendance at school.

Every Minute Matters

Some reasons children are frequently absent from school (links to relevant resources for Rochester City families below each issue):

My child is sick or has asthma

My child does not get good grades

My child will be home to help take care of family

My child or a family member has a mental illlness

My child is being bullied at school

My family immigrated to the area and are new to life here

My family needs help with housing, food or other basic needs

Dial 2-1-1 at any time to talk about any of these challenges or others.  Ask about resources in the community that could help you address these issues.

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