College Access Supports
College Access Support volunteers provide rising high school juniors and seniors with necessary support in completing college applications, writing essays, identifying and applying for scholarships, and applying for financial aid. These volunteers have knowledge of or recent experience with Common App, CFNC.org, college documentation, financial aid, and more. Volunteers and students meet on a weekly basis to discuss and progress toward meeting the student’s goals and also exchange information via email. If you or your student would like assistance with
- Accountability and support in applying for college
- Applying for financial aid
- Finding and applying for scholarships
- Researching and applying to colleges
- College tours
- Post-secondary planning
- Writing essays
- Letters of recommendation
or any other items related to post-secondary planning or education, please complete the form linked below.
Academic Supports Online
Khan Academy (K-12 Resources in all subjects)
ReadWorks (K-12 Reading Resources)
Scholastic (lessons and articles that could be useful)
NewsELA (Current Event Articles that can be adjusted to different reading levels)
CommonSense (Various Phonics Resources, generally for younger students – some paid, but some free)
Basic Needs Supports
If your children need summer meals, they can receive them at various Durham County Public Libraries:
- The Main Library 12-1pm Monday-Friday
- North Regional Library 12-1pm Tuesday-Friday
- Bragtown Branch Library 12-2pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
These meals are available to any person under 18 years of age.
Iglesia Presbiteriana Emmanuel has a food distribution on Wednesdays from 2-4pm at 2504 N Roxboro St Durham, NC 27704
You can also visit endhungerdurham.org for more resources.