O.P.E.N. Doors and Fort Worth ISD strive to ensure a successful educational experience for students in homeless situations in the district by collaborating with parents, school personnel, and community resources to remove barriers, provide academic oppurtunities, and promote a healthy sense of self.
ARE YOU OR DO YOU KNOW A STUDENT WHO IS.....?
- Living in a motel
- Living in an emergency or transitional shelter
- Living in substandard housing
- Living in a car, park or public place
- Living in the home of friends or family due to eviction or economic hardship
- Living at a campground or inadequate trailer housing
- Assistance with school enrollment
- Transportation (to school of origin if desired)
- Family counseling and parenting help
- Referrals to community agencies
- Free school meal program
All youth in Texas must attend school until they complete the academic year in which they turn 17; therefore, if you know a student who may qualify for services, please contact the student's school counselor for O.P.E.N. Doors.