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Counseling Office

Counseling office mission statement

The mission of the Byron-Bergen School Counseling Department is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' social and emotional needs in addition to supporting their academic and career goals. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to reach their optimum potential and become successful and productive members of society.  

Ashley Hill, School Counselor

Ashley Hill
Grades 6, 8, 10, 12
585-494-1220 ex. 2504
Alliance for Equality Advisor 

Kristie Holler, School Counselor

Kristie Holler
Grades 7, 9, 11
585-494-1220 ex. 2604

Robert Kaercher, College & Career Counselor

Robert W. Kaercher
585-494-1220 ex. 3099

Maureen Calmes, School Social Worker

Maureen Calmes
Grades Pre-K-12
585-494-1220 ex. 2404
SADD Club Advisor

Nichole Whiteford, School Psychologist

Nicole Whiteford
585-494-1220 ex. 2007

Jessica O'Neil, Counseling Secretary

Jessica O'Neil
585-494-1220 ex.2004 
Phone: 585-494-1220
Fax: 585-494-2613

Hotline Phone Numbers

Immediate Online Assistance 
Hotline Numbers
National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
De Hablo Espanola Linea de Suicidio: 1-800-784-2432 
Trevor Lifeline (LBGTQ+): 1-866-488-7386
RESTORE Sexual Assult Services: 1-800-527-1757 
RAP-Regional Action Phone: 343-1212 
Not a crisis and just need someone to talk to? 
Genesee County Warm Line: 585-813-0072 
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