Matthew Matsutani

Special Services Team

Supervisor of Special Services &
Social Worker: Mr. Matthew Matsutani, MSW
Administrative Assistant: Ms. Donna Hope

The ACHS Department of Special Services is committed to addressing the multidimensional needs of our students and their families.  We strive to support the psychological, emotional, social, and behavioral needs of our students to ensure academic success.

Please Contact Special Services for additional information and referral procedures


Click Here for additional information on Parental Rights in Special Education (PRISE)

CHILD FIND: Academy Charter High School is interested in assisting any child between the ages of 14 and 21, including migrant and homeless children, who are experiencing difficulties academically, socially, or behaviorally.  If you feel that your child is in need of assistance please contact Matthew Matsutani, Supervisor of Special Services at 732-681-8377 Ext. 231

Intervention and Referral Services

Coordinator: Matthew Matsutani

Click here for Resources regarding the Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) process and services

Release of Records Form

504 Committee

Coordinator: Matthew Matsutani


Support Available at ACHS
  • Group and Individual Counseling
  • Mentoring
  • Academic Enrichment
  • Child Study Team
  • 504 Committee
  • Intervention and Referral Services
  • Academic Coaching
  • Homework Club


Community Resources


24-Hour Emergency Services


Mobile Response and Stabilization (Children)


NJ Child Abuse (Anonymity Guaranteed)

Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP)


Jersey Shore University Medical Center


Monouth Medical Center

Child/Family Crisis Clinicians (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.)

(732) 923-6999

In Home Counseling Information and Referral


Perform Care (Children and Families)


Out-Patient Children & Adults


Jersey Shore Behavioral Health Service

3535 Route 66, Neptune


Monmouth Medical Center/Pollak Clinic

5 North Bath Ave., Long Branch

(732) 923-6500

Mercy Center

Asbury Park, NJ

(732) 774-9397

Related Mental Health Services and Addiction Services


180 Turning Lives Around

1 Bethany Rd., Bldg. 3, Suite 42, Hazlet


ALA Call/NJ Substance Abuse Hot Line


Community YMCA Family Services


Jersey Shore Addiction Service

1200 Memorial Dr., Asbury Park


2nd Floor Helpline (Youth support)


NJ Drug Hotline


Prevention First

1405 Hwy. 35, Ocean

(732) 663-1800

Financial Assistance


Monmouth County Division of Social Services, (Welfare Board)

P.O. Box 3000, Kozloski Rd., Freehold


For a complete guide of Mental Health Services in Monmouth County please visit

Donna Hope