Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Communities In Schools of Hidalgo County, Inc.Communities In Schools of Hidalgo County, Inc.
The mission of communities in schools of Texas is to help young people stay in school, successfully learn and prepare for life by coordinating the connection of needed community resources in the school setting. Read more
The mission of communities in schools of Texas is to help young people stay in school, successfully learn and prepare for life by coordinating the connection of needed community resources in the school setting.
CIS connects school with the resources students need most. Young people receive sevices on their elementary, middle and secondary school campuses. This means growing numbers of at-risk children benefit from: *Supportive guidance and counseling. *Health and human services coordination. *Parental and family involvement. *Pre-empoyment/employment training and services. *Enrichment activities and experiences. *Educational enhancment. CIS of Texas, wich serves more than 238,000 students yearly, is adinistered by the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Also, CIS of Texas is an integral part of communities in schools, inc., the nation's largest stay-in-school network. In Texas, CIS has 25 local programs serving over 400 campuses. Each local CIS program links educators, employers, government agencies, law enforcment and community organizations in partnership for at-risk youth. This multi-sdisciplinary approach improves attendance, academic performance and behavior. Most notaby, it lowers the school dropout rate.