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  • The WellNEST Center is a safe and inclusive space on campus that provides supportive resources and crisis information for students and faculty alike.

Hours & Location

  • CVHS WellNEST Center is open on school days and is located in room #1108.


    Hours on Banking Days: 
    9:30AM-12PM, 12:30PM-3:30PM

    Hours on Regular Days: 
    8:00AM-1:00PM, 1:30PM-3:30PM

    *Tuesdays 8:00AM-1:00PM, 1:30PM-2:30PM  

Provided Services

    • Walk-in support

    • Self-care break area

    • Prevention and self-help resources

    • Assistance with individual and group counseling referrals

    • Weekly lunches with our Wellness Dogs (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

    • Monthly themed student lunch time and schoolwide activities  

WellNEST Center Contact Information

  • Phone: (818) 249-5871 x1108

    Wellness Coordinator: Ms. Dilek Ekerman dekerman@gusd.net


    *Students can seek support from their Wellness Coordinator or their school counselor. Parents/guardians can reach out to their student's school counselor or WellNEST Center for referral information.

Mission Statement

  • The WellNEST Center is committed to creating a nonjudgmental supportive environment that is responsive to the overall needs of students by providing wellness education and resources. The WellNEST Coordinator prioritizes students' well-being and achievement by addressing their social-emotional and mental health needs. The Coordinator guides students to develop the knowledge and skills needed for their personal well-being, which promotes individual academic success and improves the overall school culture.