Youth Engaged 4 Change |Empowering you to improve your life and the world around you.
Dallas ISD Career Institutes |The Dallas ISD Career Institutes is to provide high school students a choice to pursue a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathway. A Career Institute will prepare students for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations.
Post-Secondary Partnerships and Programs Department | Information on College Access Providers, Applying for College Resources, Senior Checklist, and more.
School House Connection | Working to overcome homelessness. The School House Connection Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program working to overcome homelessness. [The 2020 scholarship application is now closed. Please check back in June 2021 for the 2021 scholarship application.]
Year Up |Gives you hands-on training, real-world corporate access, a six-month internship, and unparalleled support. Seize Opportunity: We encourage you to fill out our Interest Form (click on the link seize opportunity) to get started.
College Board | College Board is the nation’s largest college-going organization, helping millions of students navigate the transition from high school to college each year through programs like the SAT, AP, and BigFuture.
The Financial Aid Toolkit | helps counselors and mentors advise students about paying for college or career school.
Complete the FASFA form | Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school.
FASFA & Homeless Youth |Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Youth Homelessness.
Golden Door Scholars |Status doesn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work do. With our scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their future.
Dallas County Promise | Ready to take the first step? Take the Promise Pledge and begin exploring your tuition-free college opportunities as a Promise Scholar (the first step to be eligible for the Dallas County Promise Program is to complete the Promise Pledge below by March 31 of your senior year of high school).
Young Adult Services |Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas offers young adult opportunities that support, motivate, and prepare for continuing educational achievements, successful transition into adulthood, and long-term success in employment.
Safe Place| TXT 4 HELP |TXT 4 HELP is a nationwide, 24-hour text-for-support service for teens in crisis.
Legal Resources | The National Center for Homeless Education provides information about pro bono programs by state.
I’m So Stressed Out! Fact Sheet | National Institute of Mental Health
If you are in immediate distress or are thinking about hurting yourself, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or the toll-free TTY number at 1-800-799-4TTY(4889). You also can text the Crisis Text Line (HELLO to 741741) or go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.
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