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Equity & Access

Serving Families of the

Hacienda La Puente Unified School District




Our vision is to strengthen communities by teaching and empowering students to overcome barriers that impact success by providing equitable access to proper supports that prepare students to thrive in and contribute to the global community through graduation and career readiness.


Core Beliefs


  • Students who are given equitable access to proper supports have the ability to learn and graduate.
  • Safe and healthy environments promote student success.
  • Everyone is responsible for contributing to a system of holistic supports.
  • Support systems work best when inclusive, comprehensive and integrated.
  • Parent and family support is vital to student success.


Equity & Access School Site COSA/TOSAs


Name School Site(s) Email Address
Vanessa Ortiz Wedgeworth Elementary
Sarah Guzman

Kwis Elementary &
Los Altos Elementary
Rachel Heyrend

Bixby Elementary &
Wing Lane Elementary
Maria Valencia-Manahan

California Elementary &
Del Valle Elementary
Yvette Masters

Nelson Elementary &
Sunset Elementary
Fany Melendez Baldwin Academy
Tran Don Sparks Elementary
Viviana Flores 

Los Molinos Elementary &
Workman Elementary
Gloria Prado Grazide Elementary &
Temple Academy
Leslie Vandagriff Los Robles Academy & Palm Elementary




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Food Bank/ Banco de Comida




To find the Resource Hub of MTSS Behavior Supports for your school and classroom, click here.


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Equity and Access 

15430 Shadybend Drive

Hacienda Heights, CA. 91745



Martha Calderon


Tel:  (626) 933-5301


Deborah Rocha

Senior Office Asst.

Tel: (626) 933-5302


Lorraine Ortega


Foster/McKinney-Vento Liaison

Tel: (626) 933-5313


Aurora Ambriz


Tel: (626) 933-4353


Maritza Cabezas


Tel: (626) 933-5303


Amanda Cevallos


Tel: (626) 933-5305


Genesis Stoll

District College Counselor

Tel: (626) 933-5314



FAX:  (626) 855-3765


Join us on Remind


Get Text Notifications:

Join by text:  Text @hlpusdea to 81010.  You will receive information about upcoming events hosted by our office.

Join Online: Visit and enter the class code @hlpusdea along with your mobile phone number. You'll get text notifications at the number you entered.

Get mobile app notifications:
Download the mobile app for iOS and Android devices and create a new account (or log in if you already have one.) To join a class, tap the + by Classes Joined and either join with your class code (@hlpusdea) or search for your class. You'll automatically get app notifications.

Get email notifications:

Join online:  Visit and enter the class or school code and your email address.

Join from your inbox:  Send a blank email to You'll get a response with more instructions.









Homelessness and Housing Assistance


Find contact information for homeless services organizations near you using the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resource Locator.


If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, use the HUD list of resources and services. You’ll find a directory of shelters, helplines, and information on how to contact housing counselors. Learn how to obtain emergency assistance, food assistance, and other services.  Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Assistance


Search for HUD homelessness resources in your state.  HUD State Information


Suicide Prevention


If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the lifeline national network.  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Domestic Violence


Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233, to speak with an advocate about your situation. You’ll find confidential crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in your area. (If you think your computer use may be monitored, use a public computer to access this site.)  National Domestic Violence Hotline