Communities in Schools (CIS) of Galveston serves six schools in Galveston island, providing academic services such as mentors and tutors, after-school help, and family services to stabilize the home.
The following Galveston Independent school districts are:
L.A. Morgan Elementary Magnet School of Science and Engineerings
Parker Elementary School of International Studies
Rosenberg Elementary School
Central Middle School
Ball High School
CIS deliver tiers of support to each school, students and their families
College and Career PREP
Community & Service Learning
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, Texas 77550
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Universal Access Scholarships are provided to ensure that every eligible high school graduate, or equivalent, who resides in the Galveston College taxing district, has the opportunity to attend college, receive an associate degree, or acquire technical training through a workforce development
program and obtain a certificate.
Federal Aid for qualified individuals:
Pell Grants are available to students with a total family income below$20,000
Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
State Aid for individuals living in poverty:
Texas Educational OpportunityGrant (TEOG)
Texas Public Education Grant
Exemptions and Waivers
4700 Broadway, G100
Galveston, TX 77550
O: (409) 762-8418
Eligibility for GCCAC’s Head Start program is based on age, income, and residency. Family income is evaluated using federal poverty guidelines. Applicants are notified of an enrollment decision within 72 hours after they have submitted required qualifying documents.
Children must be 3 years of age (Including Children with disabilities) at the time of enrollment and proof of income to be income eligible for the Head Start Program. Families receiving SSI, TANF, Foster Care and Homeless are categorically eligible for Head Start Services.
The following documents need to be submitted along with the application:
Provides a comprehensive educational program to enhance the social, intellectual, physical, and emotional development of preschool children and their families.
Services are provided to Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston and Wharton County 's low-income and disadvantage households. Services include:
In addition to education services, Head Start programs provide children and their families with comprehensive services in the following areas:
Screenings and follow-up for Health, Development and Behavior
Health & Safety
Social and Emotional Health
Services for Children with Disabilities
Galveston Urban Ministries
905 43rd St
Galveston, TX 77550
O: (409) 797-2460
GUM is a faith-based organization providing the following services: job readiness program, legal services, social services, women’s bible study, an after-school program, and a youth program.
Moody Early Childhood Center
1110 21st St Galveston, TX 77550
Tuition is based on a 12- month calendar. Parents are encouraged to pay the full tuition prior to the first day of school but may choose to pay in monthly or weekly installments.
MECC accepts cash, credit or debit cards, money orders, and cashier's checks.
Financial Assistance is provided to low-income individuals.
Scholarships are offered to qualified families when funds are available. For more information please contact MECC.
MECC accepts childcare subsidies. Families that receive subsidies must have the Texas Workforce Commission Case Manager call the Business Office to authorize care before the children can start care.
Moody Early Childhood Center (MECC) is a creative learning center for Galveston children from infancy to pre-k 3. MECC provides a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate program which fosters active learning, support for the whole child, and a child friendly environment.
Curriculum is provided for:
Additional services provided are:
Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc.
The Resource and Crisis Center (RCC)
provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter to those fleeing abuse, therapy, support groups, case management to all clients, residential and non-residential, which includes, advocacy, referrals, assistance with
Crime Victims Compensation, job readiness training, financial empower-ment, housing advocacy, child advocacy, law enforcement accom- paniment, court accompaniment, legal services which include protective orders, and medical accompaniment.
Christian Women’s Job Corps® (CWJC) and Christian Men’s Job Corps® (CMCJ) offer assistance in employment services.
Texas Workforce Commission
3549 Palmer Hwy
Texas City, TX 77590
O: (409) 949-9055
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The Gulf Coast Workforce Board and its
operating affiliate Workforce Solutions,
provide individuals, students, parents,
teachers and counselors with up-to-date and useful information on careers of the future - focusing on the high-skill, high-growth jobs that provide opportunities for growth and good wages.