Here is a list of free services and programs that the National High School Graduation Campaign endorses for students. Many of these organizations have a local organization in your community, or offer free services online, which students can contact for services and more information.
TUTORING & TEST PREPARATION
HippoCampus FREE Online Tutoring Website: HippoCampus.org has the highest-rated Website for assisting students with multiple subject areas because it offers video, audio, and written tutorials, plenty of examples, and interactive options. In particular, HippoCampus is the ideal site for high school students in need of homework help: It covers 10 high school subjects, WEBSITE: http://www.hippocampus.org/
ADVANCE COMPUTER TRAINING
The Technology Student Association: mission is to fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); members apply and integrate these concepts through co-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs. They provide computer support in 40 States for middle and high school students.
WEBSITE: http://www.tsaweb.org/ PHONE NUMBER: 888.860.9010
National Crime Prevention Council: works locally with high schools to develop
school-based programs instructing youth in mediating peer conflicts give youth participants the communication, anger management, leadership, and decision-making skills that help them to remain resilient against crime, violence, and substance abuse. WEBSITE: http://www.ncpc.org/ PHONE NUMBER: 202) 466-6272
CAREER MENTORING, JOB READINESS & CAREER INTERNSHIPS
America First or Last Movement Project: Mission is to build a national data bank to match high school juniors, seniors and college students with businesses in their community. The project design is to match student interest in work related fields and provide local business an opportunity to develop better working relationships with their local high schools and community.
STUDY GUIDES, HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SCHEDULING & COLLEGE WORKSHOPS
COLLEGE BOARD: College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.
WEBSITE: http://www.advocacy.collegeboard.org/ PHONE NUMBER: 212-713-8000
COMMUNITY SERVICES OPPORTUNITIES
Points of Light’s Programs division builds and scales training, education and signature programs to address critical needs and build stronger communities. Our programs are focused on the environment, education, economy, emergency preparedness, and veterans and military families
TEEN SOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Stay Teen seeks to improve to encourage you to enjoy your teen years and avoid the responsibilities that come with too-early pregnancy and parenting. The more you know about issues like sex, relationships, waiting, and contraception, the better prepared you will be to make informed choices for your future. We’re not telling you how to live your life…we just want to give you some food for thought and the latest facts. It’s up to you to make your own smart decisions.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, NCADD Getting help opens up new doors and opportunities. Confronting alcohol and drug problems in your life gives you and your loved ones the opportunity to experience a healthier and more productive life – to walk a road paved with the support needed and necessary to discover a better way of living. NCADD has a National Network of Affiliates made up of nearly 100 local and state Affiliates across the United States
WEBSITE: http://www.ncadd.org/ PHONE NUMBER: (800)-NCA-CALL or (800) 622-2255
Crisis Call Center’s 24-hour crisis line often serves as the first point of contact for individuals who are seeking help, support, and information. Unfortunately, crisis can affect anyone at any time. The need for emotional support or referral assistance is something most individuals encounter at some point in their lives.
WEBSITE: http://crisiscallcenter.org/ PHONE NUMBER: 800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863