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Kinship Care Program seeks volunteer tutors
Kinship Care Program seeks volunteer tutors

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County’s Kinship Care Program needs volunteers to provide homework assistance weekly for elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in the program. Currently, the program is seeking qualified volunteer tutors to provide weekly homework assistance. 

The homework assistance initiative serves about 20 participants, all of whom reside in Fulton County, and attend school within the Atlanta Public School District or Fulton County School District. The academic subjects targeted will be math, science, and reading.

Tutors can utilize library resources such as computers and books to provide further assistance. Homework Assistance sessions will be held from 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays in the East Point Library meeting room. The East Point Library is located at 2757 Main Street.

The 2014 Homework Assistance sessions will be held on September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, November 5, November 12, November 19, December 3 and December 10.

The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Department, Office of Children and Youth’s Kinship Care Program provides services to children and youth who are being raised by their relatives (grandparents, uncle, aunt, etc.).

For more information, contact Velma Hooker-Green at 404-612-9034 or via e-mail at velma.hooker-green@fultoncountyga.gov  or contact Danee Williams at 404-612-0765 or via e-mail at danee.williams@fultoncountyga.gov. All volunteers will have to consent to a background check.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Services Liaison in the Housing and Human Services Department at (404) 613-7944. To obtain Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711.