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HELP Students in Transition Program - Hillsborough County Public Schools



  • Dedicated to meeting educational needs of students who meet eligibility under the McKinney Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.

  • Provides Bus transportation, Academic Support, Meal Assistance, School Supplies and School Enrollment Assistance.


High School Diploma Program

Seminole Heights Charter High School: 813-234-0809

West University Charter High School: 813-774-4396


  • Non-traditional high school setting serves youth 16-21 in Hillsborough County.

  • Opportunity to complete credits towards earning a high school diploma at their own pace.


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  • Program focuses on improving school attendance by addressing the underlying difficulties within families that lead to truancy.

  • Eligibility: Elementary to high school students and their families in the East and West Tampa area.

  • Students are identified as at-risk of chronic absenteeism, social skills development, and academic achievement

  • New programs for Health and Nutrition, Training and Enrichment Programs.


Tampa Bay Academy of Hope



  • Making a difference in the lives of youth, individuals, adults, and families, by providing positive development programs in a safe, supportive, and structured environment.

  • Keeping youth in school and out of the prison pipeline and helping them become productive and successful citizens through mentoring, case management, tutoring, prison reentry assistance and job training.

  • YouthBuild TBAH: 16-24 years old/Hillsborough County. Project-based academic learning and occupational skills training to prepare disadvantaged youth for career placement in construction.