School on Wheels' volunteers give hope, educational assistance and support to the thousands of homeless children living in Southern California.
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"I began with School on Wheels early this year to fulfill one of my New Year resolutions, which was to volunteer." - Lorena Fausto, Los Angeles
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Our volunteers provide one-on-one tutoring for homeless children K through 12 who live in shelters, motels, group foster homes, cars and on the streets.
Volunteer in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Long Beach, San Fernando Valley, and more
- Complete Online Orientation
- Attend a Follow-Up Tutor Training
- Complete a Fingerprint and Background Check
For more information please visit our volunteer page.
“I was afraid of telling kids at my school that I was homeless, because I didn’t want to be judged,” says School on Wheels student and high school graduate, Yhomira Lopez. “I knew early on that the power of an education would help me change my life.”
More Ways to Donate
- • Donate School Supplies – Student Wish List
- • Corporate Supporters
- • Planned Giving
- • Tributes & Memorials
- School on Wheels exists because school can be a mountain of challenges for homeless children. Click here to find out how we help.
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For social service agency personnel and families wishing to find out more about receiving FREE tutoring, please read our Need Tutoring? page under Programs & Services.