HCEF’s Executive Director, Carlos T. Carter, has resigned his position with Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) effective November 3rd, 2021. Kaitlyn Nykwest, our Education Director, will serve as the Interim Executive Director during our search. Read more here.
We are thrilled to support the building of a covered shelter surrounded by landscaping at Sojourner House. This will allow us to safely reach more families and students. The space will be used for family fun, outdoor learning, gardening, and play.
WHO WE ARE
Watch our introductory video learn more about how we create hope through learning.
The mission of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) is to advance the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in Southwestern PA, guiding them to be productive, empowered citizens.
Are you experiencing homelessness or working with someone who is? Check out our resources page.
Read what our partners and participants have to say!
Mini-Grant Field Trip
My kids enjoyed this so much, thank you! I would never have been able to take them to a place like this.
Emergency Education Fund
Thank you so much! On such a grey day for me today this brought tears to my eyes and filled my day with a rainbow. I truly appreciate it.
Parent Engagement Workshop
I was able to participate in the group in conversation, and what I thought and felt mattered.