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Education Assistance

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Communities in Schools Program

4116 Avenue N 1/2

Galveston, TX 77550

O: (409) 765-5395


Cost Information

For more information, please contact CIS.

Services Provided

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:

  1. L.A. Morgan Elementary Magnet School of Science and Engineerings 

  2. Parker Elementary School of International Studies

  3. Rosenberg Elementary School

  4. Central Middle School

  5. Collegiate Academy 

  6. Ball High School

CIS deliver tiers of support to each school, students and their families

  1. Academic Assistance 

  2. Basic Needs

  3. Behavioral Interventions

  4. College and Career PREP

  5. Community & Service Learning

  6. Enrichment

  7. Family Enragement

  8. Life Skills

  9. Mental Health

  10. Physical Health 

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Galveston College

4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, Texas 77550

(409) 994-4242

Cost Information

Call for more information.

Services Provided

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:


  1. Pell Grants are available to students with a total family income below $20,000

  2. Federal Supplemental Educational

    Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

State Aid for individuals living in poverty:

  1. Texas Educational OpportunityGrant (TEOG)

  2. Texas Public Education Grant

  3. Exemptions and Waivers

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Galveston County

Head Start

4700 Broadway, G100

Galveston, TX 77550

O: (409) 762-8418

Cost Information

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.

Services Provided

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:

  • Education Services

  • Health Services

  • Mental-Wellness Services

  • Family Services

  • Parent Engagement

  • Nutrition Services

  • Transportation Services

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

  • Nutrition

  • Family Goal-Setting

  • Social Services

  • Transition Services

  • Services for Children with Disabilities


Galveston Urban Ministries

905 43rd St

Galveston, TX 77550

O: (409) 797-2460

Cost Information

No fee

Services Provided

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

O: 409-761-6930

Cost Information

  • 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. 

Services Provided

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:

  • Infant

  • Toddler 

  • Pre-Kinder

Additional services provided are:​

  • After-school program

  • Nursing services 

  • Case-Management 


Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc.

1802 Broadway St Ste 122

Galveston, TX 77550

(409) 763-1441

24-hour Referral Hotline:

(888) 919-7233

Hotline provides guidance on where to go

Cost Information

No fee

Services Provided

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.


Texas A&M Galveston

200 Pelican Is

Galveston, TX 77551




301 University Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77555-1305

Phone: 409-772-1215
Fax: 409-772-5056


Cost Information

Call schools for more information

Services Provided

Baccalaureate, graduate and professional degrees.


Texas Christian Women's/Men's Job Corp.

1310 Martin Luther King Blvd & 29th St

Galveston, TX 77550

O: (409) 750-3548

Cost Information

Call for more information

Services Provided

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

Cost Information

Call for more information

Services Provided

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.

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