Financial  Resources

  • FAFSA Houston: Information on how to apply for FAFSA including eligibility and the application process.
  • Brainfuse FAFSA live tutor: Connect with a live tutor to get assistance filling out your application. Just click on “Featured Service”.
  • Scholarships: Money awarded to students to help pay for college and college expenses.
  • Fastweb: Scholarship search database.
  • College Board BigFuture: Determine of costs of tuition by college annually.
  • Click2Houston: Tips on how to save money when paying for college.
  • Lendedu: Financial Aid resources for minorities
  • SwiftStudent: Will help you write a financial aid appeal letter for free!
  • FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • FSA ID: An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you ( Student and Parent) access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature.
  • Federal Student Aid: Coronavirus announcement
  • IRS Tax Transcripts: Order online only due to Coronavirus

SER jobs: Young Adult Reentry online application (houston hire youth INCENTIVE)

Have you been involved with the juvenile or adult justice system? Do you believe your background is holding you back from attending school, getting a job, or obtaining valuable training?
If you are between the ages of 18-24, involved with the juvenile or adult justice system, reside in the city of Houston, Harris County, and interested in making a change in your life, this program is for you!
The Department of Labor funded program will provide education (GED classes), training (Occupational Skills Training), Paid Work Experience (paid internships), and employment support (job search, job readiness, and placement) all at no cost to you. If you are interested in any of these services or in all of them, complete your application now!

Please click link below to begin the application process.

DOL Young Adult Reentry Application


Digital Literacy Resources

  • GFC Learn Free: Help with computer, software, and internet usage.
  • Techboomers: Computer help oriented towards a mature audience.
  • Typing: Computer typing lessons.
  • College Wise: Free College readiness webinar’s


Houston Public Library Resources

*A Houston Public Library card may be required to access certain resources. Sign up online or visit or call your local branch for more details on applying for a library card.


Practice Tests

  • Khan Academy: Courses on math, science, humanities, and more. Also includes SAT, MCAT, and NCLEX-RN practice tests and questions.
  • McGraw-Hill: Includes practice tests and videos for the ACT, AP, GRE, GMAT exam tests.
  • TSI: Texas Success Initiative- College entry exam