This portal was designed to meet the unique needs of parents and families of migratory children in grades K-12, to include out-of-school youth (OSY). Click on each icon below to explore the resource.
The resources listed below are available statewide. For resources available in your local area reach out to your district or MEP staff.
The Education Resources for Parents of K-12 Migratory Children portal will provide you and your family with reading and writing resources that can immediately be used with your Kindergarten through grade 12 students—no matter where you may be!
HEP and CAMP are educational programs which serve students from migrant or seasonal farm-worker families. HEP helps students who have dropped out of high school get their High School Equivalency Credential. CAMP assists students in their first year of college with academic, personal, and financial support. Talk to your migrant recruiter for more information about these resources.
Supporting English Learners in Texas web portal is designed to provide English learners in Texas with information and resources to ensure the academic success of your child.
Is your child on track this school year? Did he/she fall behind because of the pandemic? Visit the Support to Help Ensure Your Child is On Track This School Year web page for information about resources available to support your child’s learning.
To access information about what your child will learn in Grades PreK through 2, and how you as a parent can support your child, visit the Parent Resources for Early Childhood Education.
For information on recognition and scholarship opportunities for migratory students, visit the TMEP Scholarship page.
Instructional Services for Out-of-School and Secondary Youth offers resources that help address the academic needs of migratory students. Instructional resources and lessons give students the opportunity to practice on academic skills across the curriculum.
Migrant Legal Action Program (MLAP) works to enforce rights and to improve public policies affecting farm workers’ working and housing conditions, education, health, nutrition, and general welfare.
The mission of the Department of Labor (English only) is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. Some handouts from this English site are available in Spanish at Español | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov) .
Looking for agricultural work in a specific area? The US Department of Labor Seasonal Jobs website identifies job opportunities in specific locations for seasonal workers.
Improving the health of farmworkers and their families is what the National Center for Farmworker Health aims to provide. This not-for-profit corporation is Texas-based and helps to provide information and services to families as well as to the community and migrant health centers nationwide that support farmworker health.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (English only) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency. Visit the site to see if your family is eligible.
2-1-1 Texas (English only) helps Texas citizens connect with the services they need. 2-1-1 Texas is a free, anonymous social service hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Findhelp.org is a resource that helps users search for and find support for various social programs for free or reduced-cost in their area.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, there is help. The Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative can offer support from someone who can help. This resource can also help users to find and receive services from a local community center.
The Texas Migrant Family Helpline offers assistance to families by providing service referrals for health care, housing, transportation, and school enrollment. The helpline is available nationwide Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time, and can be reached at (888) 984-6251.