Our Focus

  • Teaching participants the value of education while partnering with local institutions to increase student and parent success
  • Providing grants to outstanding student participants to assist them in pursuing college degrees
  • Monitoring and tracking student achievement
  • Providing preschool/transitional kindergarten opportunities
  • Providing reading programs to help students get on track
  • Providing education and training for parents to become involved in their student’s education

Educational advancement leads to wage progression and career growth for Fresno Housing families, in addition to increasing income for basic living expenses, new and increased earnings enable participants to dedicate more income to education, training and savings. Equally important are the benefits of pay raises and promotions; these milestones help to boost morale, increase confidence, and encourage more aggressive goal-setting for those who are on the path to economic self-reliance.

 

Number of children by age group in Fresno Housing programs

Total children (ages 0–18): 24,000

  • Pre-school age children (ages 0–5): 6,250
  • Elementary school age children (ages 6–10): 7,350
  • Middle school age children (ages 11–13): 4,200
  • High school age children (ages 14–18): 6,200

Number of students per school district in Fresno Housing programs

  • Fresno Unified: 14,200
  • Central Unified: 3,000
  • Clovis Unified: 2,700
  • Fowler Unified: 750
  • Sanger Unified: 540
  • Kings Canyon Unified: 510
  • Parlier Unified: 500
  • Mendota Unified: 430
  • Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified: 380
  • Selma Unified: 360
  • Kerman Unified: 200
  • Coalinga-Huron Unified: 150
  • Kingsburg Unified: 55
  • Laton Joint Unified: 50
  • Riverdale Unified: 20
  • Caruthers Unified: 15