The St. Henry de Osso Family Project offers a variety of services to the
Uvalde, Camp Wood, Bracketville, Del Rio and Eagle Pass areas, including:
Volunteers are recruited to provide tutoring in the home,
with the parents, to 1st and 2nd grade students at risk. Parents are an integral
part of the tutoring process, so that it can then be continued after the tutors
have finished their 12-week sessions. See
Parent Empowerment classes are offered for 4 consecutive weeks, in
both English and Spanish, twice a year. Trained facilitators present essential
skills in effective parenting. Counseling services are also available.
See report in News section:
AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers work with families with preteens and
teens, in order to build communication between family members, and enabling
youth to improve their study skills and offer service to the community.
Through family visitation, outreach workers share prayer in the homes, and
encourage families to support one another through group sharing. Retreats and
special celebrations are offered to help families grow stronger in their faith.