Project HELP assists students experiencing homelessness to enroll in school and have access to academic supplies and services to participate and attend school daily.

Our Purpose:

The Austin Independent School District is committed to ensuring that barriers are removed so that all students experiencing homelessness have the opportunity for academic success.



  • Homeless students:
    • Students living in temporary homes due to economic hardship (shelters, hotels, RVs, etc.)
    • Students living with family members or friends (doubled-up) due to economic hardship or loss of housing
    • Unaccompanied youth


  • School enrollment assistance
  • School transportation assistance
  • Free lunch program
  • School supplies
  • Community resources