Homeless Education (Project Heart)

Project HEART

Our Mission

  • The mission of Project Heart is to provide Manatee County students living in housing transition with support and resources to enroll, attend and succeed in school.

  • Project Heart assists students who lack a fixed, adequate and stable nighttime residence such as students living in the following situations:

    • Run Away or Domestic Family Shelter
    • Motel or Hotel
    • Double up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship
    • In a Car, Park, Abandoned Building or Bus Station

    Service available through this program include: 

    • School Enrollment
    • School Supplies and Uniforms
    • School Stability and Tutoring
    • School-Related Expenses
    • Graduation or GED Fees
    • Post High School Planning
    • Referrals for Financial Assistance in the Community