Support & Counseling Available In Wake of Tragic Teen Accident

The community is mourning the loss of a 16 year old Samohi freshman who was involved in a fatal traffic accident on Sunday night. Santa Monica Cradle to Career partners quickly mobilized to establish on-campus counseling services for Samohi students, as well as a community support center at Virginia Avenue Park for students, parents, and any community members needing help at this time. 

  • What: Free counseling and support from local mental health professionals. Services available in English & Spanish. 
  • Where: Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica 90404
  • When: May 11-15, drop-in between 3 - 5 pm.  For appointments outside of drop-in hours, call 310-458-8688, Monday - Friday between 9 am - 6 pm. For immediate assistance after hours, call 211.

Community members who would like to support the teen's family may make a donation to help cover funeral costs by visiting www.gofundme.com/leocastillofuneral