• Please note that we are available during school hours, Monday-Friday.  If you need immediate mental health support, you can call the Alliance Health Crisis Response 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at (800) 510-9132 or (919) 560-7100. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

    ROMS Food Pantry for families in need:

    Call Mr. Burton to make an appointment to come in and receive one box of food twice a month every two weeks . The appointment times are Monday thru Friday morning, 8:00 am to 10:30 am and afternoons Monday thru Friday, 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm.

    Food pick-up will be by appointment only. 

    ROMS Student Services Counselors and Contacts

    Makiya Wilson - Traditional Counselor

    Email: mwilson9@wcpss.net

    Phone: (919) 231-5600 x 27287


    Jillian Headley - Booster Counselor 

    Email: jheadley@wcpss.net

    Phone: (919)231-5600 x 27282


    Darrell Burton, MSW, LCSW - School Social Worker


    919-231-5600 x 27281

     "School counselors design and deliver comprehensive school counseling programs that promote student achievement.  These programs are comprehensive in scope, preventive in design and developmental in nature." (ASCA) The counseling program at River Oaks Middle School is a collaborative effort between the school counselors, school psychologist, school social worker, school nurse, data manager, teachers, administrators, parents and the community to promote student achievement and success.