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BUILDING STRONG LEADERS

Community

The websites listed below are community resources available to assist families experiencing homelessness. Our hope is to ensure our service strategies are student-centered and aligned with student’s success in both attendance and academics.

San Antonio Food Bank
http://safoodbank.org/
210-337-3663

Haven for Hope
http://www.havenforhope.org
210-220-2100

Bexar County Mental Health Resource Guide
https://www.bexar.org/508/community-resources
 
The Children’s Shelter
https://www.childrensshelter.org/
210-220-2100

SAMMinistries
https://www.samm.org/
210-979-6188

San Antonio Metro Health
https://www.sanantonio.gov/health
210-207-8780

Salvation Army-Emergency Assistance Program
http://www.salvationarmytexas.org/sanantonio/basic-needs/

Christian Assistance Ministry
http://christianassistanceministry.org/
210-223-6648

City Of San Antonio, Family Assistance Center
http://www.sanantonio.gov/humanservices/EarlyEducationChildCare/childcareassistance
210-207-8198

Good Samaritan
http://www.goodsamaritancommunityservices.org/
210-435-6841

R.E.A.C.H Youth Shelter
http://www.reachyouthshelter.com/
210-527-9250
 
 
Legal Compliance Requirements

Health

Post a statement of physical activity policies for elementary, middle, and junior high schools with a statement of: (1) the number of times during the previous year the school health advisory council met; (2) whether the school adopted and enforces policies to ensure schools comply with vending machine and food service guidelines to restrict student access to vending machines; and (3) whether the school adopted and enforces policies and procedures which penalize the use of tobacco products by students and others on school grounds or at school-sponsored or school-related activities. Additionally, post a statement which provides parents with notice that they may require in writing their child’s physical fitness assessment results at the conclusion of the school year.


Physical Activity Policies (Education Code § 28.004(k) and § 38.0141)

Post prominently, in English and Spanish, the required or recommended immunizations or vaccines for public school students, all known health clinics within school boundaries that offer the influenza vaccine, and a link to the Department of State Health Services website on which a person may obtain information concerning the procedures by which someone may claim an exemption from the immunization requirements.

Immunization Awareness (Education Code § 38.1019(a))