Community Services & Support

Apr, 14, 2021|Categories: Community Resources, Community Services, Family Resources|

DIAL 2-1-1 FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES & SUPPORT: If you are looking for help or want to provide someone with help, dial 2-1-1 to reach the community information and referral resources of LINC, the Library Information Center at the Memphis Public Library. Clothing Community Clinics Disaster Services English Instruction Emergency Food Foreclosure Assistance Furniture GED Home Weatherproofing Legal Services Literacy Programs Mortgage/Rent Assistance Substance Abuse Transportation Tutoring Services Utility Assistance Free Tax Assistance


Financial Assistance & Job Opportunities

Apr, 14, 2021|Categories: Community Resources, Family Resources, Financial Assistance|

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. Families can apply for up to two months of financial assistance if they were employed as of March 11, 2020 and either lost employment or at least 50% of their earned income as a result of the pandemic. This is in addition to any unemployment benefits members of the family may be receiving. DETAILS HERE. Apply for EMERGENCY CASH ASSISTANCE HERE. STATE UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development has helpful information for citizens with unemployment claims. GET DETAILS HERE. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES- COURTESY MEMPHIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Widespread job loss has been one of the most extreme impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. To assist, the Memphis Chamber of Commerce is making it easier [...]


Meal Assistance

Apr, 14, 2021|Categories: Community Resources, Family Resources, Financial Assistance, Health & Safety|

Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help them feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will now be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Friday, August 14 at 4:30 P.M. Central Time. Apply Today! See flyer below for details. YMCA is providing free student meals Monday through Friday during the extended school closure. GET SITES AND DETAILS HERE. For MIFA assistance eligibility, call (901) 529-4545. Our partner, Ozanam Center, is also providing meals. DETAILS HERE. SCHOOL MEAL FINDER - CLICK HERE to locate meals in your area.


Health & Safety

Mar, 25, 2021|Categories: Community Resources, Family Resources, Health & Safety|

At Compass, our goal is to serve our students while keeping their health and safety, as well as their academic and social emotional needs, top of mind. Click below for a list of resources to keep your children healthy from one of the nation's leading children's hospitals, Lebonheur. Shelby County Health Department The health department has compiled a list of most of the grants, funds and assistance programs available to Shelby County residents. Follow the link below for a summary of the funding available, the eligibility requirements, and how to apply for the grant or loan. LeBonheur Health Resources Flu Guide Flu Guide (Español) Meningitis Guide Meningitis Guide (Español)


Refer A Student

Feb, 8, 2021|Categories: Family Resources|

Refer A Friend & Earn Chances to Win A Kindle 7 Fire. Did you know the best way to help your school is by recruiting family and friends to become Compass students? See flyer for details below. Recomiende a un amigo y gane posibilidades de ganar un Kindle 7 Fire. ¿Sabía que la mejor manera de ayudar a su escuela es reclutando a familiares y amigos para convertirse en estudiantes de Compass? Vea el volante para más detalles a continuación.


Important Registration Reminder

Feb, 8, 2021|Categories: Family Resources, Virtual Classroom|

Current students must submit 2 proofs of residency to complete registration for the 2020-2021 school year. You are NOT registered until we have all of your documentation. A proof of residency can be a bank statement, credit card statement, MLGW statement, rental agreement, car insurance or phone bill. Proof of residency must be dated within the past 90 days. Los estudiantes actuales deben presentar 2 comprobantes de residencia para completar la inscripción para el año escolar 2020-2021. NO está registrado hasta que tengamos toda su documentación. Una prueba de residencia puede ser un extracto bancario, extracto de tarjeta de crédito, extracto MLGW, contrato de alquiler, seguro de automóvil o factura telefónica. La prueba de residencia debe estar fechada dentro de los últimos 90 días.

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