Counselors Office

As school counselors, we are here to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.

News from the Counselor’s Office

2023-2024 Scholarship List

  ****Make sure to be checking the college websites for scholarships they have to offer. Some colleges have separate scholarship applications that need to be filled out for students to be considered eligible. Fort Ransom Sportsman Club Scholarship  --- disregard....

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Counseling Resources

A Message from the LPS School Counselors Dear Students & Families, As a counseling department we want to ensure all students continue to have access to school counseling supports. If you have any questions or concerns for your child or you know your child was...

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Sponsored SAT/ACT Prep

The eKnowledge SAT/ACT Prep Project with National Rural Education Association enters its 17th year. Selected by the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) as their official SAT/ACT. Prep course for all 19,500 member high schools and 12 million students....

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Community & Surrounding Area

Counseling Resources

School-Based Mental Health Counseling @ LPS

The Village Family Services​

Darci Weber, LBSW, MSW

Services: Children & Adolescents

Areas of Specialty: ADHD, Anxiety, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Trauma

*Contact your child’s school counselor to start the referral process*

Sheyenne Valley Counseling Services (Lisbon)

Kris Long, LPS

Services: Children, Adolescents & Adults

Phone: (701) 683-5086

Abuse Resource Network (Lisbon)

Several licensed professionals available

Services: Group or Individual Therapy – Children (4+), Adolescents & Adults

Areas of Specialty: 24-hour Crisis Line, Advocacy (personal & legal), Counseling, Short-Term Safe Housing, Emergency Needs, Victim/Witness Assistance

Phone: (701) 683-5061

*Any person over the age of 4 who has witnessed any type of violence (doesn’t have to be physical, can include emotional trauma) at anytime in their life can utilize any service provided through ARN.

Chrysalis Behavioral Health Services (Fargo)

Several licensed professionals available
Depression, anxiety, trauma, autism, ADHD, behavioral concerns
Services: children, adolescents, and adults
Phone: 701-356-1047

Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change (Fargo)

Specializes in the treatment of anxiety and related conditions
Services: children, adolescents, and adults
Phone: 701-356-1047

The Village Family Service Center (Fargo & Moorhead)

Licensed Counselors, Therapists & Socials Workers available

Services: Individual, Group & Family

Areas of Specialty: Provide care in a wide variety of areas

Phone: (701) 451-4900

NDSU Community Counseling Services (Fargo)

NDSU Graduate Counseling Students providing services

Services: Individuals & Couples

Phone: (701) 231-9750

Fees: Sliding scale (won’t refuse services for inability to pay)

*Evening hours available

Empower Counseling (Fargo)

Several licensed professionals available
Depression, anxiety, trauma
Phone: 701-532-1477

Crisis Resources

Emergency Services​

Dial 911

FirstLink  24-Hour Crisis Line (for any mental health concern) 

Dial 211 OR (701) 235-7335 (SEEK)

988 Suicide and Crisis Line

Dial 988

Abuse Resource Network 24-Hour Crisis Line

(701) 683-5061

Prairie St. John’s (Fargo)

(701) 476-7200

Toll Free: 1-(877) 333-9565

Sanford Child & Adolescent Partial Hospital Program (Fargo)

(701) 417-5710

(800) 437-4010

Other Resources

Ransom County Food Pantry

(701) 683-6133

Ransom County Public Health

(701) 683-6140

Ransom County Social Services

(701) 683-6158