Fulton County’s Kinship Care Program needs volunteers to provide homework assistance weekly for elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in the Kinship Care Program. Currently, the program is seeking qualified volunteer tutors to provide weekly homework assistance.
The Homework Assistance program serves about 20 participants, all of whom reside in Fulton County, and attend school within the Atlanta Public School District or Fulton County School District. The academic subjects targeted will be math, science, and reading. Tutors can utilize library resources such as computers and books to provide further assistance. Homework Assistance sessions will be held in the East Point Library’s meeting room. The East Point Library is located at 2757 Main St. in East Point, GA 30344 from 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.
The 2013 Homework Assistance sessions will be held on the following dates: September 11, 2013; September 18, 2013; September 25, 2013; October 2, 2013; October 9, 2013; October 16, 2013; October 23, 2013; October 30, 2013; November 6, 2013; November 13, 2013; November 20, 2013; December 4, 2013; and December 11, 2013. The program will resume on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Department, Office of Children and Youth’s Kinship Care Program provides services to children and youth who are being raised by their relatives (grandparents, uncle, aunt, etc.). For more information, contact Velma Hooker-Green at 404-612-9034 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Danee Williams at 404-612-0765 or via e-mail at email@example.com. All volunteers will have to consent to a background check.
Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact Nell Kapple in the Department of Housing and Human Services at (404) 613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.