Ways to Help Schools and Students

Adopt a classroom

Many teachers and students were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Use the link to find a classroom in your community to support. 

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Houston ISD Fund

HISD is the largest school district in the Houston area. To donate to students and schools affected by Harvey please follow the link and designat your donation to Harvey relief. 

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Rotary Club of Hermann Park

Rotary Club of Hermann Park mentors and tutors students in Houston’s Third Ward. Follow the link to get involved and find out more about thier programming.  

Phone:
Robert L. Ford
713-201-7641

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Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide partners with communities to provide technology and computer access. Follow the link for more information on how to get involved with the organization. 

Phone:
(713) 240-3658

Address:
2616 South Loop West
Suite #555
Houston, TX 77054

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Helpful Information on the Status of Schools

Texas Education Agency (TEA)

TEA is the hub of education announcements and changes in the state of Texas. The website answers questions on school closings and school accommodations after Hurricane Harvey. 

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National Law Center of Homelessness & Poverty

Informative document on what your educational rights are if you were displaced by Hurricane Harvey. 

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Families Empowered

Phone:
(713) 589-8767

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Helping Students Heal- Parent Resources 

Mercy Corps

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Piplo Productions

This is a children’s story meant to help create conversations with children about traumatic events. Disponible en español. 

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National Association of School Psychologists

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Sesame Street

Videos and other resources to discuss hurricanes andnatural disasters with children. 

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Association for Play Therapy

This is a disaster activity book for children. Disponible en español.

Phone:

Morgan Craven 
(512) 473-2800

Address:
1609 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78701

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Helping Students Heal- Teacher & School Resources 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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National Education Association

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Mercy Corps

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MHA Center for Mental Health

Joing MHA Center for Mental Health for a one day conference to mental health issues in schools. 

Phone: 
Betsy Blanks
(713) 523-8963 ext. 231

Address:
Region 4 ESC
7145 West Tidwell
Houston, TX 77092

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Department of Education

Department of Education guide with tips on how to help students recover from traumatic events. 

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Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA

This is a guide for teachers and school leaders to help students deal with loss. 

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National Association of School Psychologists

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Texas Appleseed

This document has helpful tips for students who are coping with trauma. 

Phone:
Morgan Craven 
(512) 473-2800

Address:
1609 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78701

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