How do I get an online tutor?
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 does Homework Hotline work? (i.e. Free online tutoring service managed by volunteers)
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 in the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Texas area.
What is the ELPS Foundation?
What's the minimum time to work with a 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.
How can I volunteer as an online tutor?
Yes, the child may be assigned to the same tutor/volunteer based on his/her availability of the Homework Hotline program schedule.
Can I work with the same online tutor again?
After the underprivileged family register through the Homework Hotline program, the ELPS Foundation will assign a designated tutor/volunteer for your child based on availability.
Each online tutoring session is one hour (or less) per day with each child, if applicable.