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    Project HOPE

    (Homeless Outreach Program in Education)

    Project HOPE began in 1996

    Project HOPE is a program offered by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. This program is dedicated to ensuring that all children and young people who experience homelessness have access to the educated services to which they are entitled under the federal McKinney-Vento Act.

    Serving Homeless Children
    Project HOPE addresses the needs of homeless children and their families through the services of:
    Services provided by Project HOPE:
    * Expedite and remove barriers in school enrollment
    *Coordinate transportation to school of origin
    *Certify students for free school meals
    * Assist with school clothing, uniforms, shoes, and personal care items
    *Provide tutorial services
    *Assist with payment of school fees
    *Provide information on community resources for assistance with housing, utilities, child care, medical, dental, and mental health services, entitlement programs, clothing pantries, food pantries, jobs, etc...
    *Monitor student academic progress, attendance and behavior
    *Promote parent awareness and involvement in student academic achievement
    *Coordinate holiday(s) assistance with our partners
    *Provide children with books
    link to NCHEP (https://hepnc.uncg.edu/)
    links to NCHE (https://www.nche.com/)
    link to NAEHCY (http://naehcy.org/



    District Website: https://www.wsfcs.k12.nc.us/Page/106155

    Address: 601 Cherry Street North, Winston Salem, NC 27101

    Phone: 336-703-4278

    Email: project_hope@wsfcs.k12.nc.u

    Homeless Liaison for WS/FCS: Beth Ann Chambers, Program Manager, Project HOPE


Last Modified on June 14, 2023