Texas MEP Quarterly

Family Edition - February 2021

Welcome, parents, to our first Texas Migrant Education Program quarterly newsletter! This issue will highlight support services available to families during COVID-19.

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Resources for Migratory Parents

Visit the Texas Migrant Education Program (TMEP) portal and click on Parents to access free educational resources.

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Resources

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) offers access to many support services, such as:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Provides crisis support for people thinking about suicide

1-800-273 TALK (8255)

Spanish Line: 1-888-628-9454

TTY: 1-800-799-4889 (Deaf and hard of hearing)

National Crisis Text Line

Provides counseling support by text

Text “HOME” to 741741

(English only)

Trevor Project Text Line

Provides support to young LGBTQ persons by text (ages 13-24)

Text “START” to 678678 (English only)

COVID-19 Mental Health Support

Does COVID-19 have you stressed?! Do you know someone who might be suffering from depression? Click here to connect with

The COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line,

open 24-hours a day, or call 1-833-986-1919. (English only)

General Social Services

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2-1-1 is a free, anonymous social service hotline that helps people find information

about local resources in their community, including food, housing, money, legal,

and additional mental and behavioral health services.

Dial 211 for services available in your area,

or visit the Texas 211 website at

2-1-1 Texas | Texas Health And Human Services Commission

(Translation available in Spanish)

Federal COVID-19 Benefits and Support

Visit Benefits.gov to learn more about

Finding the Right Help During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) Outbreak

(English only)

Would you like to be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Click here for Texas Health and Human Services - COVID-19 Vaccine Information.

(Translation available in Spanish)

Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Map

Enter your address to find a vaccination site near you.


Interested in securing healthcare for you and your family?

Visit healthcare.gov to see if you are eligible!

There will be a Special Enrollment Period from

February 15 until May 15, 2021.

Are you the parent of an English learner?

Supporting English Learners in Texas at Txel.org provides a wealth of

resources for you and your family!

Resources for parents and children are available in English, Spanish, and other languages.

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