EDUCATOR & PARENT RESOURCES

FEATURED RESOURCES

HISD Mental Health Resources

As far as mental health resources within HISD, the TEA audited the various regions of the state to determine available mental health resources. They then created a website with many resources for schools and the community to build more robust school-based mental health support. Please click the button to access the information.

Database of Mental Health Resources

The following website provides a statewide resource database that can be used to search for mental health support by region, district, and city. Please click the button to access the information.


National Children's Alliance

This resource was developed by the National Children’s Alliance Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Collaborative Workgroup. The Child Sexual Exploitation Resource Toolkit is organized into two folders: Child Sex Trafficking and Child Sexual Abuse Materials (child pornography).

No Place for Hate Program

The origins of ADL’s anti-bias programs date back to 1985, when ADL and WCVB-TV in Boston initiated the A World of Difference® campaign, a series of education and media-driven programs designed to combat prejudice and create effective tools to address these issues in the classroom and community.

Children's Assessment Center

The Children’s Assessment Center (The CAC) provides a safe haven to sexually abused children and their families – a place where they can receive the kind of care and treatment they so richly deserve. We employ an extraordinarily effective multidisciplinary team approach in the prevention, assessment, investigation, referral for prosecution, and treatment of child sexual abuse.

National Child Traumatic Network

Sex trafficking occurs among all socioeconomic classes, races, ethnicities, and gender identities in urban, suburban, rural communities, and on land-based nations and other tribal communities across the U.S. However, some youth are at heightened risk due to a complex interplay of societal, community, relationship, and individual factors.

City of Houston Mayor's Office of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

In 2015, the Houston Mayor’s office was the first city in the US to establish a full-time position in the Mayor’s cabinet to address labor and sex trafficking through a municipal lens and to develop a comprehensive model for our city that included leveraging city departments, increasing awareness at scale, filling gaps in services, increasing screenings in the public health arena and ensuring our comprehensive municipal response serves as a model.

GLSEN Student Resources

As GLSEN was founded by a group of teachers in 1990, we knew that educators play key roles in creating affirming learning environments for LGBTQ youth. But as well as activating supportive educators, we believe in centering and uplifting student-led movements, which have powered initiatives like the Day of Silence, Ally Week, and more.

Montrose Center SAFEZONES Project

The Montrose Center’s Safe Zones Project is listed as the first reason Houston and Harris County recently were selected as one of the 100 Best Communities in 2010 by America’s Promise Alliance, a “cross-sector partnership of 400+ corporations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and advocacy groups that are passionate about improving lives and changing outcomes for children.”

The Montrose Center - Hatch Youth

Hatch Youth is Houston’s oldest, currently active social group dedicated to empowering LGBTQIA+ youth between the ages of 7 and 20. Hatch Youth groups provide a safe and affirming environment where youth can socialize, make new friends, and engage in educational and creative activities to help youth in and around Houston not just survive, but thrive.

Covenant House - Homeless Youth

Since 1972, we've opened our doors to more than 1.5 million young people experiencing homelessness and survivors of human trafficking. Every young person at Covenant House receives a warm bed, food, health and wellness services, a case manager, and, most important of all, unconditional love and absolute respect.

PFLAG Top Ten Ways to Make Schools Safe

PFLAG ​is the nation's largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.

CASEL Program Guide

The CASEL Program Guide is designed to help educators and school administrators select an evidence-based SEL program that best meets the needs of their community.

Harris County Resources for Children and Adults

This directory includes only the most commonly used nonprofit, United Way, church, and government resources available to the general public and is not intended to be complete. Private, for-profit services are sometimes included if there is a lack of nonprofits for that service, or they offer some free or specialized program to the community.

Texas Network of Youth Services

The mission of Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) is to strengthen services and support for Texas youth and families to help them overcome challenges and achieve healthy development. Our members share a vision of Texas where all youth and young adults are valued, their strengths are recognized, their voices are heard and respected, and they have access to the resources, opportunities, and support they need to meet their goals.

Mayor's Office of Gang Prevention and Intervention

Since 1994 the Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office, renamed the Mayor’s Office of Gang Prevention and Intervention, has worked to provide comprehensive responses to youth violence and juvenile delinquency through direct services, collaboration, education, and policy development.

Texas Network of YOUTH SERVICES, TNOYS

Meeting the Needs of Children and Youth Experiencing Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE): A Survivor-Informed, Youth-Centered Guidance Manual for Youth Housing and Homelessness Services Providers in Texas

Polaris Project, TAKE ACTION

Named after the North Star, an historical symbol of freedom, Polaris is leading a survivor-centered, justice- and equity-driven movement to end human trafficking. Since 2007, Polaris has operated the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline, connecting victims and survivors to support and services, and helping communities hold traffickers accountable.

Grace Place

Grace Place provides a twice-weekly drop-in program every Monday and Thursday at 6:00 pm to youth ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity of all sexualities and genders.

Community Health Equity Alliance - NAMI Greater Houston

Across the NAMI Greater Houston service area, more than 100 trained and certified volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to corporations. With the unique understanding of people with lived experiences, our programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training, and support.

Pronouns Matter

Pronouns.org is a practical resource dedicated to the empowering and inclusive use of personal pronouns in the English language. This website will help you understand why and how to use the pronouns someone goes by. In particular, we are focusing on pronouns used to refer to a singular human in the third person.

What is LGBTQ+

LGBTQIA+ is an abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and more. These terms are used to describe a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

ECI Juvenile Justice Project

The Institute began the “Juvenile Justice Project” (JJP) in November of 2009, through a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation, to address the rising number of student ticket cases faced by students accused of school misconduct.

Greater Houston Area Schools' - Code of Conduct Policies

Spring ISD Code of Conduct

As required by state law, the board of trustees has officially adopted the Student Code of Conduct in order to...
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Pearland ISD Code of Conduct

Welcome to the to the new school year! Education is a team effort, and we know that students, parents, teachers,...
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Pasadena ISD Code of Conduct

Welcome to the new school year! Education is a team effort. Students, parents, teachers, and other staff members working together...
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Katy ISD Code of Conduct

Katy Independent School District, the leader in educational excellence, together with family and community, provides unparalleled learning experiences designed to...
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Galveston ISD Code of Conduct

As required by state law, the board of trustees has officially adopted the Student Code of Conduct (SCOC) in order...
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Fort Bend ISD Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct (“Code”), as required by Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code (TEC), provides methods and...
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Cypress Fairbanks ISD Code of Conduct

The 2023-2024 publication of the Student Handbook and Student Code of Conduct for Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is intended to...
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Barbers Hill ISD Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct (“Code”), as required by Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code, provides methods and options...
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Alief ISD Code of Conduct

The mission of Alief Independent School District, in collaboration with family and community, is to provide an exemplary education that...
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Aldine ISD Student Code of Conduct

As required by state law, the board of trustees has officially adopted the Student Code of Conduct in order to...
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HISD Code of Conduct

The Houston Independent School District has established as one of its primary goals the provision of a high- quality educational...
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