MVISD Federal Programs Department

Student and Family Virtual Resource Center

A Message To Our Parents

Dear Parents,

The MVISD Federal Programs Department is aware of how the Covid-19 pandemic may be impacting students and their families, some more drastically than others. We want to make sure that your student remains connected and engaged during this time and that the needs of our students and families are met. The Federal Programs Department has put together some suggested resources. If you need further assistance, please feel free to use the attached Referral Form (Link en Español ) to see how we may be able to assist. One of our staff will respond to your request as quickly as possible.

For the most current district information related to COVID-19, the start of school, and its impact on MVISD, please continue to monitor the District's Panther Strong Start website at


MVISD Federal Programs Department


Please complete this form for assistance.

Community Resources

Click here for additional resources!

Para Español: Sabía usted que casi toda información por medio de la web de MVISD se puede traducir a diferentes idomas? Solo necesita que hacer clic en la palabra “Translate” de la página web de MVISD y escoja Espanol. "Translate" se aparece abajo esta carta. Llame al 830-931-2243 Ext1186 si necisita ayuda. Deje un mesanje con su número para poder regresarle la llamada.


Updated 9/8/20
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Guardian House offers free & sliding scale counseling services for all ages including individual, couples and family counseling. Appointments are offered 7 days per week and are currently accepting new clients. They are currently providing all counseling services virtually due to COVID-19.

If interested in counseling services, contact them via phone at 210-733-3349 or submit an appointment request online at

Working to Prevent Family Violence and Break Cycles of Abuse through

Counseling | Supervised Visits | Monitored Kids Exchange | Parenting Education


Federal Programs Student Support Brochure

Federal Programs Community Resources Brochure

San Antonio Area Resources Brochure

211 for help with finding assistance to meet your needs

Unemployment Benefits

The Unemployment Benefits System online portal is available 24 hours a day but is experiencing a high volume of visitors. They are seeing lower volume on the online portal between 10:00 p.m. and 8 a.m. You may want to try back during those hours to file your claim or check the status of your claim.

Computer and Internet Resources:

Participating Internet Providers here!

Assistance with Home Computers

Food Resource Finder:

Resources for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:

Housing Resources:

  • City of San Antonio Neighborhood & Housing Services Department

    • Emergency Assistance (Bexar County residence)

      • Online Housing Assistance Assessment Application can be found here. Assistance with Rental, Mortgage and Utilities.

    • San Antonio Housing Resource Guide. Can be found here.

      • Find resources related to:

        • Homeowners and renters

        • Homeless individuals and Families

        • Health-Related

        • Family’s Finances

        • Affordable Housing Rental Inventory


(NEW) Alamo City Moms

Covid -19 Related Articles and Resources

Parent & Family Engagement Website

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