Educational Resources

Hire Up Internship Program | City of Texas City

Application Deadline: Saturday, April 30, 2022

Get priceless Intern experience for your career and get a $3,000 Scholarship payable to your school for joining the City of Texas City's HIRE UP Internship Program.

Please see attached Hire Up Internship Program flyer for details & requirements

Webinar: Methamphetamine and the Transition to Housing: Strategies to Support People to Thrive in Permanent Housing | SAMHSA's | HHRC

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Time: 12:00- 1:30 pm

The transition into permanent housing following homelessness or housing instability can be particularly challenging for individuals who use methamphetamine or other stimulants. However, there are interventions and supports that can help improve safety, independence, and recovery in housing. This webinar will discuss health and housing challenges related to methamphetamine use and will provide specific strategies to support new and existing tenants who use methamphetamine to maintain housing. Join us as we release the Guide to Methamphetamine Use, Treatment, and Housing Considerations for People Experiencing Homelessness (available in English and Spanish).

Visit to learn more and/or register for this webinar

K Love Crisis Response Care | College of The Mainland

Dates: June 28-July 1, 2022

Crisis Response Care strives to prepare communities through sponsored CISM training, resources and networks that are vital during times of great need.

Please see attached Crisis Response Care flyer to view dates & details for upcoming sessions

LGBT + Freedom Program | Starlight Recovery Center

LGBTQ+ individuals who are struggling with addiction and mental health disorders can find acceptance, safety, and solace at Starlite Recovery Center. Our open and respectful healing environment empowers our LGBTQ+ clients to fully embrace our “Free to Be Me” mindset.

Visit to learn more about this program & services

The Fatherhood Program | Family Service Center

This Fatherhood Group-24/7 Dad program allows offers counseling and parenting groups at NO COST to fathers and their families in Galveston. The group will meet virtually, for an hour each week for 12 weeks with 12 sessions total and those that attend 10 of the 12 sessions will receive a $100 gift card!

Please see attachments below:

24-7 Dad Course Flyer (English)

24-7 Dad Course Flyer (Spanish)

Fatherhood Brochure (English)

Fatherhood Brochure (Spanish)

To learn more about the program click link below

Texas Reskilling Program | Galveston College

The Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program is a $46.5 million fund established to provide essential emergency educational support to students who have been most significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and aid in the continuation of their education and economic recovery.

Reskilling Grants support displaced Texas workers who need to reskill or upskill to get back into the workforce and Texas students who have previously stopped out of higher education institutions without completing a postsecondary credential.

To be eligible, students must:

-Be a Texas Resident eligible for in-state tuition as determined by the institution;
-Have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
-Have financial need and be eligible for federal Title IV aid;
-Have affirmed they were affected by COVID-19;
-Enrolled in an eligible workforce credential program on either a FT or PT basis;
-Have not been enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution in the previous academic (long) semester or previous six months; AND
-Have completed 50% or more of the program upon re-enrollment

Click link below to apply

100% Tuition Discount | Fast Track Program | San Jacinto College

San Jacinto is offering 100% tuition discounts for their Fast Track programs. If you are seeking a career that is in demand with training that you can complete in 1 year or less, this may be the path for you!

Please see attached Fast Track Programs flyer

For more information and to apply visit

Family to Family Network

Family to Family Network helps individuals with disabilities and their family members define and achieve success for themselves and their loved ones.  Through guidance and training of parents and young adults, we transform lives by helping them discover possibilities, see the potential when others see barriers, and advocate for what they need to achieve their dreams.  By changing attitudes and mindsets about disabilities, our organization changes lives to make sure every individual gets to live THEIR best life.  

What We Do

Information & Referral

Texas First Project

A bilingual website committed to providing accurate and consistent info on the special education process.


For families, community members, and educators with opportunities to expand their knowledge on those with disabilities


A list of training opportunities, chances to give input, support group meetings, & etc.

Contact Information
Family to Family Network
16225 Park Ten Place - #500, Houston, 77084

Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy

Our mission is to provide high-quality, low-cost music, art, dance and drama classes to Galveston-area youth, and provide a loving, God-honoring environment that nurtures children in their development.

Art - Learn principles and elements of art in various media including paint, pencil, clay, paper maché and, yes crayons!

Fanfare Jr - A class for children ages 2-5 which provides movement to music, singing, and exploration of rhythm instruments, and listening.

Adult classes - Learn to play the guitar or piano!

Instrument classes: guitar, piano, violin, ukulele, drums

Singing - Fanfare Singers & solo voice lessons

Music Theory - Learn the language of music!

From Bach to Rock Band

Dance Classes

Earn High School Diploma Program | Upward Hope Academy | Ending Poverty Through Education

Upward Hope Academy is offering an Adult high school diploma program. This program is open to anyone 19 years of age and older. Anyone interested will need a transcript from their last school, and ID. The cost is $50 per year. Scholarships are available. Classes are online through an app which can be on a cell phone, tablet or computer. Address is 3305 church street & phone number is 409-457-9256.

Please see attached Upward Hope Academy flyer for details.

Gallery Furniture Adult Trade School

Gallery Furniture is excited to announce that we will be opening an Adult Trade School at the 6006 N. Freeway GF location this August! In partnership with Houston Community College and WorkTexas, Gallery Furniture will be offering trade classes for students ages 18 and older including welding, electrical, and more! Please visit our website for details and to enroll today! Applications are in English and Spanish.

Galveston College Quickstart Programs

Thanks to a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, Galveston College is able to offer a new Quickstart program designed to help people find entry-level jobs that help in the fast-growing HVAC and Electrical industries. The program runs for 8 weeks, and you will be presented with the basics of a trade including safety procedures, proper tool usage, regulations, codes and more. This program is designed for people to learn the basics of a trade and start making money right away.

We not only offer job training, but career counseling and help with job placement as well. Tuition is covered for everyone accepted into the program. However, if you are accepted into the program you will need to purchase your own steel toe boots.

Eligibility Requirements

Must be 18 years or older and provide proof of age such as a driver's license or birth certificate.

Must be a United States citizen or certified to work in the United States, and a social security card or original I-9 documentation is required.

If male, do you meet the Selective Service registration requirement?

Following acceptance into the program the applicant must meet with Galveston College’s Job Placement Navigator and bring required documents listed above.

For more information, please contact the Job Placement Navigator, Mary Powers at 409-944-1287 or
Si necesitas ayuda llenando el formulario, llamame a 409-944-1287 y te ayudo con mucho gusto.

Nia Cultural Center

Nia Cultural Center is a community-based non-profit agency incorporated in the State of Texas in 1992. Located on Galveston Island, Nia is an educational organization with activities and programs focused on culture and history and their impacts on the lives of children, youth, and families.  Nia also provides presentations and training to promote awareness and cultural competency in service planning and delivery in the community.

Black History Quiz Bowl

A fun and exciting game show where youth organizations in the Galveston Area compete for prizes by answering questions about Black History, and  

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools®

A six week, full day program for students in grades K -12 that seeks to build strong, literate, and empowered children prepared to make a difference in themselves, their families, communities, nation, and the world. By providing summer reading enrichment for children who might otherwise not have access to books, the program plays a much needed role in helping to curb summer learning loss and close achievement gaps. The Nia Cultural Center’s CDF Freedom School assists and reinforces the efforts of school districts, libraries, families, and students to curb summer learning loss and close achievement gaps.

Ready Rosie

Ready Rosie provides tools that help families create meaningful home-learning environments.

Summer Soar

Early childhood is a unique time in which interactions with adults and caregivers play a central role in developing language and social emotional health in young children.

Therefore, we have built a Summer Learning experience that is meant to empower families and elevate their role in school readiness by providing resources that are accessible, nurturing, and encourage bonding.

Healthy at Home

A FREE toolkit for families during COVID-19 to provide tips through MODELED MOMENT videos on health, emotional well-being, and learning at home.

Family Service Center

Family Service Center of Galveston County (FSC) is the only non-profit counseling agency in Galveston County that provides comprehensive outpatient mental health counseling services to its residents regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, diagnosis, or economic status. We believe that the family is a basic and essential institution that needs to be supported and strengthened so that children, adults, and our communities can function well and live as optimally as possible. Family Service Center serves members of Galveston, Liberty and Chambers Counties.

Free Virtual Fatherhood Group: Every Tuesday @6-7pm via Zoom

Are you ever unsure what to do as a father? Being a great parent is a set of skills you can learn in our Fatherhood Group! We cover topics from discipline to co-parenting in a relaxed, supportive, all-male environment. There is also the opportunity to earn a $100 gift card!

For more information or to enroll, please contact:
Rudolph Rojahn | | (409) 692-8865

Therapy for Fathers

FREE to fathers or father-figures with one or more children ages 0-17. It includes couple therapy, individual therapy, or family therapy for a broad range of concerns including high stress, PTSD, anxiety, family conflict, etc.

Call (409) 762-8636 to schedule an appointment

SMART Family Literacy

SMART Family Literacy is dedicated to education for young children and their families through innovative hands-on activities in science, math, art, reading, and technology.


Early Health Literacy-SMART teaches families, teachers, and volunteers inside, outside, and online. We partner with child care centers, elementary schools, and pediatric clinics to reach thousands of children in Galveston County.  

Books - SFL gives new high quality books to young children, ages 0 to 8 years.

Family Food Gardens-Smart Family Literacy teaches young children, their families, & teachers how to grow their own plant-based foods. We are committed to fighting obesity in early childhood education by helping young children grow vegetables in child care centers & households.

Trinity Episcopal School

The mission of Trinity Episcopal School is to nurture children in a God-centered environment, filling hearts and minds with a passion for learning, a strong moral foundation, a commitment to social responsibility, and respect for all people.

Upbring Head Start Preschool

Upbring Head Start Preschool is a free education program that offers comprehensive support for children and families. Children with disabilities are welcome. Transportation is not provided however, family advocates will work with families to provide information on public transportation.


Free to Eligible Families

Family Advocate

Individual Learning Plans

Family Support Services

Health Services

Public School Collaborations

School Readiness

Galveston County Locations

The Karam Center

Moody Early Childhood

Burnet Elementary

Morgan Elementary

Now accepting applications for children ages six weeks to five years old. Safe in-person instruction and limited virtual learning spots will be available for the Karam Center location.

Items required for application:

Birth certificate or hospital record

Current immunization record

Proof of monthly income

Proof of residency

Copy of health insurance if available, but not required for enrollment

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 832-349-6838

Zero to Three

The mission of Zero to Three is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. By embracing our values, every member of the ZERO TO THREE community contributes to a healthy and positive culture, a more successful organization, and better outcomes for infants, toddlers and their families.


Early Development & Well-Being | Early Learning | Parenting | Policy & Advocacy


Professional Development | HealthySteps | Zero to Three Fellowship

The Safe Babies Court Team™ | CuddleBright Experience™

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(202) 638-1144
(800) 899-4301

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