Support Services Office


Support Services

35118 82nd Street E. Littlerock, CA 93543 661- 944- 2372


Director of Support Services

  • Dr. Solomon D. DeFrancis


  • Ms. Pat Gayles

Save the Children - Early Steps to School Success

661- 944- 3221 x 1103


  • Candy Ortega

  • Griselda Gudino

  • Itzel Pineda

  • Karina Ramos

  • Karina Delgado

Health Services

Supervisor 661-944-4058

Bonnie Shook RN, BSN, PHN


Alpine - Megan Loucks

Antelope - Melissa Portillo O'Dell

Daisy Gibson - Issa Makhlouf

Keppel Academy - Emilie Christian

Lake Los Angeles - Mayra Rogers

Pearblossom - Ezequiel Dorado

Support Services Office

Support Services Office - 35118 82nd St. East, Littlerock, CA (661) 944-2372

Title IX

Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Solomon D. DeFrancis


U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Filing a complaint:

A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination unless the time for filing is extended for good cause by the Title IX Coordinator.

Complaint forms may be picked up at any Keppel Union School District school office, the District Office, or Support Services Office.

Homeless Information

Homeless Liaison, Dr. Solomon D. DeFrancis


Phone: 661 - 944-2372

Homeless Education -

Resources -

Foster Information

Foster Liaison, Dr. Solomon D. DeFrancis


Phone: 661 - 944-2372

Foster Education -

Resources -

Tutoring Referrals - LACOE contact information (562) 922-6161 or email:

Our Mission

The mission of the Keppel Support Services Office is to provide information and support to meet the ever changing needs of our students, parents, staff, and community.

The Keppel Support Services Office (SSO) provides a full range of services to “at risk” students. The Support Services Office provides direct services and support at each of our 6 school sites.

The Support Services Office provides services and programs that include attendance information, transfer requests, caregiver forms, and alternative education. We support and serve students and families through a wide range of educational services including: Foster Youth, Homeless Youth, Save the Children, health services, and school counselors.

SSO also provides information regarding:                                                  

  • Enrollment:

  • Caregiver Forms                 

  • Foster Youth

  • Homeless Liaison - Housing Questionnaire English / Spanish

  • Intra district Transfers (school to school)- see below

  • Inter district Transfers (District to District) - Available at district of residence

    (click HERE for transfer request from KUSD)

  • Long Term Independent Study Agreement Form English / Spanish

  • Parent Volunteer Program 

  • Positive Behavior Intervention Supports - PBIS

  • RISE after school program

  • Save the Children - Early Steps to School Success

  • Student Attendance - Attendance Process English / Spanish

    • Student Attendance Review Team (SART)

    • Abolish Chronic Truancy (ACT)

    • Schools Attendance Review Board (SARB)

  • Student Discipline - KUSD Discipline Guide

  • Student Expulsions


Intra District Transfer form

Please complete this form if you wish your child to attend a school other than their residence school. The application period is from May 1st to May 31st. Please click here for the transfer forms. One form for each student is required. Please email your transfer to

You will be notified after July 20th whether your application has been approved or not.

COVID Resources

CDC and Department of Public Health COVID 19 Resources:  

Pertinent information and resources can be found on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website at

COVID-19 Vaccines: Frequently Asked Questions Safety and Side Effects 

What you can do if you have possible or confirmed COVID-19:


Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools

What to Do If You Are Sick

California Parent & Youth Helpline

COVID 19 k12


Family Resources

Click on the Counselor link to access resources for all Keppel Families.


Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) is a process for creating safer and more effective Schools. The process focuses on improving a school's ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students. PBIS includes school-wide procedures and processes intended for all students and all staff in all settings.

 35118 – 82nd Street East
 Littlerock, CA  93543
 661-944-2372  Fax 661-944-3175 
 Office Hours 
 8:00AM - 4:00PM