Homework Assistance Program

About the Program | en español

Volunteers assist students in grades 1 ­­­- 6 with school assignments and projects. In addition to completing required schoolwork, students receive help with study skills and organization of assignments. Whenever possible, VU works with the students’ schools to better align assistance. The program seeks to foster a positive attitude toward homework and school and thus bring about an improvement in grades.

Healthy drinks and snacks are provided to ensure that students are better able to focus on their work.

Parents are required to escort students to the door for check-in and to come to retrieve and sign out their children by 6:00 p.m.

During the school year (September – June)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
4:30 ­­- 6:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Resource Center
1086 Elden Street
Herndon, Virginia 20170


HomeworkStudents work individually or in small groups to complete their homework or work on projects
MathStudents work on math for at least 10 minutes (flash cards, worksheets, or games)
ReadingStudents are required to read independently or to an adult for 20 minutes
WritingStudents practice writing and penmanship
OtherIf time allows, students are allowed to play educational games or engage in other supplemental activities

How to Register

Registration is required to participate in the program.

Please contact info@vecinosunidos.org or call 703-201-2809 to see if there are program openings for your student.

If openings are available, student registration forms may be obtained at Vecinos Unidos.

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