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  • How does Homework Hotline work? (i.e. Free online tutoring service managed by volunteers)
    After the quick registration process of an underprivileged family, a tutor/volunteer is matched with a child. The ELPS foundation provides a written introduction/email to the family with first online tutoring session details and recap of the free online tutoring service, required tools, and expectations.
  • How do I get an online tutor?
    After the underprivileged family register through the Homework Hotline program, the ELPS Foundation will assign a designated free tutor/volunteer for your child based on availability. We currently have a wait list for the subject of Math. Last, anyone can hire our online tutor(s) for their child or children, if interested.
  • What is the ELPS Foundation?
    The Elnora Lynn Perry Shands (ELPS) Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to providing free educational programs to underprivileged families with children, teenagers, and/or yourng adults and "Hire an Online Tutor" service in the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Texas Metro area.
  • Can I work with the same online tutor again?
    Yes, the child may be assigned to the same tutor/volunteer based on his/her availability of the Homework Hotline program schedule.
  • How can I volunteer as an online tutor?
    Click on the "Contact us" tab on the webpage and fill out the request for information. Also, you can email us directly at or call the nonprofit at 469-604-4921.
  • What's the minimum time to work with a tutor?
    Each weekly online tutoring session is one hour or two 30 min sessions with each child, if applicable.
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