Afterschool programs in Texas keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.
In 2019, 1,080,255 children (20%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.
Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:
Keeping kids safe and out of trouble
Giving working parents peace of mind
Engaging kids in STEM learning
Providing kids physical activity
of parents support public funding for afterschool
in federal funds support 21st CCLC programs statewide
in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide
more in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide compared to FY2023
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Texas Partnership for Out of School Time
8509 FM 969 Bldg 509
Austin, TX 78724
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Nonprofit Management at NS & RD Consulting
Grand Prairie, TX firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Worth After School
2801 Patino Road
Fort Worth, TX 76112
Central Houston Inc.
Houston, TX 77007
Afterschool Center of Education at Greenville ISD
9315 Jack Finney Blvd.
Greenville, TX 75402
Kate Woodward Young
11500 Jollyville Rd, #3024
Austin, TX 78759
Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.
Caucus members in your state:
Rep Al Green (D-TX)
Rep Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Rep Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
Rep Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.
Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.