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2007 State by State Homeschool Resource Guide


State Organization:

Christian Home Education Fellowship of Alabama (CHEF)
POB 20208, Montgomery, AL 36120; 334-288-7229

Local support groups:
Homeschooled Kids & Co.
160 Pecan Drive, Atmore, AL 36502
Contact: Joanne Moore, Ph: 251-368-8225
Christian-based sup. group in Escambia, AL & FL. $30 fee per fam; field trips, moms’ meetings, organized P.E., etc. Not an oversight/cover/umbrella org.

Abundant Life School
1015 Lurleen Wallace Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
Ph: 205-750-8202; Email:

Shelby County Alabama Homeschoolers
Serving Shelby County
Contact: Jessica Spencer-Henderson, Ph: 205-669-7979
Small group. Free; planning, & fellowship. Religion is “come as you are”.



State Organization:
Alaska Private & Homes Educators Association (APHEA)
POB 141764, Anchorage, AK 99514 - 907-376-9382 or E-mail any
Board member at

Local support groups:
North Star Independent Homeschoolers
North Pole, Alaska
Contact: Mrs. Wayne E. Hunter, Ph: 907-488-3784
Independent homeschooling families in Interior. Monthly meetings, mentorship program, HSLDA membership, more.

Raven Correspondence School/Alyeska Central School
800 E. Dimond Blvd Suite 234, Anchorage AK 99515
Contact: Lisa Sites, Ph: 907- 644-8590
Individualized homeschool support to families via 6 offices statewide, e-mail and phone.



State Organization:
Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE) Christian
POB 2035, Chandler, AZ 85244-2035 - 602-235-2673 - E-mail form on their website is best way to contact them.

Local support groups:
Arizona Christian Homeschoolers
18874 N. 71st Lane, Glendale, AZ 85308
Contact: Anne Stone, Ph: 623-561-8535
Christian, non-denom sup group., NW Valley (Glendale, Peoria, Surprise). Social activities, field trips, sup for new homeschoolers, etc.

Arizona Liber Assoc of Families (AzLAF)
groups all over - Phoenix metro, Eastern AZ (Pima), Northeastern AZ (White Mnts area).
Contact: Rachel Keppner, Ph: 480-969-3262
Org. for families to facilitate the Thomas Jefferson Education model.

Crossroads Home Educators
2064 S. Shannon Rd., Safford, AZ. 85546
Contact: Jody Mezzell, Ph: 928-348-9045
Christian sup group, Graham Cnty; field trips, park days, etc. Reg meetings bi-monthly.



State Organization:
The Education Alliance
414 S. Pulaski Suite 9, Little Rock, AR 72201 - Ph: 501-978-5503
F: 501-375-7040; Email:



State Organization(s):
(1) HomeSchool Association of California (HSC) (Secular)
POB 77873, Corona, CA 92877, Ph: 888-HSC-4440
Website contains numerous e-mails addressing specific issues

(2) Christian Home Educators Association of California (CHEA)
12440 E. Firestone Blvd, Ste 311, Norwalk, CA 90650; 562-864-2432; E-mail:;

Local support groups:

Southern Calif.

Family Centered Education of Los Angeles (FaCE-LA)
San Fernando Valley but serving L.A. area.
Contact: Jennie Balise-Zsarko, Ph: 818-445-1908
Secular sup group w/ reading, science clubs, movie-making club, more. Park days 1st & 3rd Thurs

Santa Monica Homeschooling
Contact: Deborah, Ph: 310-319-0498
Inclusive sup group. Thurs park days & discussion group.

Excellence in Education (L.A. Cnty)
2640 S. Myrtle Avenue Unit A7, Monrovia CA 91016
Contact: Martin & Caroline Forte, Ph: 626-821-0025
Incl, sup w/ park days, classes, field trips. ISP membership not required.

Conejo Valley Homeschoolers (Ventura Cnty)
Contact: Email
Secular group, park days, classes, theater tickets, drama programs, field trips. Registration in spring. Details posted on website in April.

DragonTree Home Learners (Long Beach)
Contact: Pam Sorooshian
Incl, sup group meets Weds afts, El Dorado Park, Long Beach, toddlers to teens. All welcome.

Northern Calif.

West Bay Christian Home Educators
Contact: Shannon Randolph
Ph: 650-359-8905, Email:
Park days, field trips, meetings, co-op classes. SF to San Bruno area.

Saints and Angels Catholic Home Educators of the Central Valley (SACHECV)
Contact: Suzan, Ph: 209-669-0777
Sup, fellowship for Cath hs families in Stanislaus Cnty’s central valley. No fees. Free activities.



No State organization currently

Local support groups:
Aurora, Colorado, Eclectic (ACE) Homeschoolers
Serving Aurora, & surrounding areas, including Green Valley Ranch and DTC.
Contact: Kawai, Ph: 720-427-8723
Incl, sup group, South & East metro Denver. Social outlet for parents & children. Weekly get-togethers & field trips; children ranging from infant-high school.

Boulder Independent Educators
2300 Araphahoe Ave #147, Boulder, CO 80302
Contact: Jessica Coleson, Ph: 720-771-3470
Secular. Focus on middle school aged students, but has younger members. Field trips, homework help & support for all families.



State Organization(s):
(1) CT Homeschool Network (CHN) (Secular)
POB 115, Goshen, CT 06756;

(2) The Education Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH)
10 Moosehorn Rd, West Granby, CT 06090
Ph: 860-435-2890; Email:

Local support groups:
Charter Oak Family Resource Center
95 High Valley Dr., Canton, CT 06019
Ph: 860-693-6877, Email:
Christian sup group to encourage & defend family freedom.

Quiet Corner Homeschoolers
316 River Rd., Dayville, CT 06241
Contact: Sue Stern, Ph: 860-779-3332
Parent sup group meetings, regular kids’ activities, teen get-togethers, park days through summer.

Unschoolers Unlimited
22 Wildrose Avenue, Guilford, CT 06437
Contact: Luz Schosie, Ph: 203-458-7402
Informal network of parents w/ fam gatherings 3rd Sat every other month. Newsletter



State Organization(s):
(1) Delaware Home Education Association

(2) Tri-State Homeschool Network (DE/MD/PA) Christian
POB 7193, Newark, DE  19714-7193
Ph: 302-456-3545, Email:

Local support groups:
St. John Bosco Catholic Homeschoolers of Delaware Support
Serving Kent County area; Ph: 302-659-3388
group meeting first Fri each month.

Support for Sussex Home Educators
Contact: Jennifer Burke, Ph: 302-227-0937
Incl. Monthly meetings, field trips, other activities. All ideas are welcome!


District of Columbia

State Organization:
Christian Home Educators of DC
5231 Kansas Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011;
Ph: 202-829-5041; E-mail:

Local support groups:
Bolling Area Home Educators
POB 8401, Washington, DC 20032



State Organization:
Florida Parent-Educators Association (FPEA)
7682 Municipal Dr, Orlando, FL 32819; Tel: 1-877-ASK-FPEA

Local support groups:
Amy’s Christian Home School Network
Orlando, FL
Contact: Emily O’Neill, Ph: 407-858-1562
Christian sup group in Orange, Osceola Cntys. Monthly newsletters, park days, debate team, bowling club, more! Assists in annual evaluation. Annual fees, $30.

Capers Homeschool
212 Holly Street, Pensacola, FL 32514
Contact: Mariah, Ph: 850-478-6731
Sup group in NW FL. Field trips, newsletters, weekly classes, club meetings (such as 4-H).



State Organization:
Georgia Home Education Association (GHEA) Christian
258 Sandy Lake Circle, Fayetteville GA 30205
Ph: 770-461-3657; E-mail:

Local support groups:
North Georgia Home Education Association
POB 5545, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Contact: Tammy Drennan, Ph: 706-861-1795
Beginner’s packet available by mail or e-mail.

Local group:
North Fulton Home Educators Encouragers
24 Windsor Lane, Alpharetta, GA 30004
Contact: Kelly Ling, Ph: 770-664-0960



Guam Homeschoolers Association
POB 217945, GMF, GU 96921
Contact: Colleen Smith, Ph: 671-734-3748
Sup & encouragement. Participation, voluntary, no fee. Conservative evangelical Christians.



State Organizations:
(1) Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii (CHOH)
c/o 921739 Makakilo Dr. #18, Kapolei, HI 96707
Ph: 808-689-6398

(2) Catholic Homeschoolers of Hawaii

(3) Hawaii Homeschool Association
POB 893513, Mililani, HI 96789



Local support groups:
Christian Homeschoolers of Idaho State

POB 45062, Boise, ID 83711-5062
Ph: 208-424-6685; Email:

Magic Valley Home Educators (MVHE)
Contact: Angie Pullin, Ph: 208-423-5337
Sup group for Magic Valley, Twin Falls area, S-central ID. Scholastic & social activites.

Inland Northwest Christian Homeschoolers (INCH)
8081 N Ainsworth Drive, Hayden, ID 83835
Contact: Karen Cook, Ph: 208-772-0904
No. ID, Spokane areas. Classes & activities to supplement homeschooling. Moms’ workshops.

NATHHAN (NATional cHallenged Homeschoolers Associated Network)
POB 39, Porthill, ID 83853
Ph: 208-267-6246;
Newsletter, other resources for families w/ children w/ special developmental or physical needs.



Statewide Organizations:
(1) Illinois Christian Home Educators
POB 307, Russell, IL 60075
Ph: 847-603-1259
Sponsors conferences in Chicago, & downstate. Free quarterly mag, other sup info.

(2) Illinois H.O.U.S.E. (Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)
Ph: 847-622-5200 leave message
Secular & incl statewide network of sup groups. Maintains legislative watchdog affiliation.

Local support groups:
Chicago Homeschool Co-op
Based in Chicago, IL
Contact: Alice Hollowed, Ph: 773-463-0711
families in Chicago area, meeting twice a week. Group play, field trips, park days, other.

Homeschooling Families of Illinois (HFI)
Ph: 630-548-4349
Incl., Southwest Chicago suburbs. Monthly meetings, info packets. Monthly newsletter.

Crossroads In Education
Serving the south Cook County suburbs of Alsip, Oak Lawn, Burbank, Worth & Evergreen Park
Contact: Karen Hoogland , Ph: 708-388-1496
A home ed study, & sup co-op, w/ study groups, outings, field trips & newly-formed 4-H club.



Statewide organization:
Indiana Association of Home Educators
320 E. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140
Contact: Cindy Durnell, Office Mgr
Ph: 317-467-6244;
Service org. Maintains visibility as home educators w/ civil gov’t leaders, influencing legis. process, seminars for parents & publishing free, bimonthly magazine.

Local support groups:
Greater Lafayette Home Educator’s Association (GLHEA)
906 Kent Ave, W Lafayette, IN 47906
Contact: Mari Doerr, Ph: 765-497-4248
Christian umbrella group. Bi-monthly newsletter, e-mail updates, many other benefits.

Heart n’ Home School
Meetings in New Albany, IN
Contact: Alisa, Ph: 812-246-1822
Christian-based sup group; field trips, co-op, monthly meetings. SOF. $20 per fam dues May-Aug.

Home Grown Hearts Homeschool Learning Co-Op
Serving LaPorte County, NW Indiana
Contact: Danielle Lucas, Ph: 219-879-8453
Christian group. Provides classes and learning opps in a parent-supervised environment.

HomeSchools United, Inc. (HSU)
POB 842, Anderson, IN 46015
Phone: 765-683-2421
Incl group offering large variety of activities in Madison County.



No statewide organization

Local support groups:
Marion Home School Assistance Program
440 South 15th Street, Marion, IA 52302
Contact: Thomas Ertz, Ph: 319-373-9209
330 families, 700 students K-12.

Metro Home Educators
438 Loma St., Waterloo, IA 50701
Contact: Kristi McCrary, Ph: 319-433-0656
Incl; field trips, 4-H club, moms’ support, outings, co-op courses. $15 annual fee.

Iowa City Home Education Network (ICHEN)
Serving Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty and all nearby Iowa communities
Contact: Jeff Bennerhahn, Ph: 319-338-4763
Incl sup group, social opps, encouragement & info, as needed. Potlucks, gymnasium play-days, maple syrup festivals, field trips, tours, etc.

Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators
POB 158, Dexter, IA 50070
Ph: 515-830-1614 or 800-723-0438
Statewide Christian group. All welcome, but we promote a Christian perspective. Annual conference, monthly newsletter with annual membership.

IA Home Educators
POB 57556, Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
Contact: Bobbi
Inclusive. Des Moines Metro area, park-days, field trips, casual get-togethers.



No statewide organization.

Local support groups:
Midwest Parent Educators
POB 14391, Lenexa, KS 66285-4391
Ph: 913-397-9506
Non-profit org. dedicated to resources, support & encouragement in Kansas City & surrounding.

Montgomery County Homeschoolers Association
Serving Independence, KS & surrounding.
Contact: Sarah Robinson, Ph: 620-331-3224
Christian support group, offers fun & ed. opps in Independence, & surrounding.

Teaching Parents Association
POB 3968, Wichita, KS 67201
Ph: 316-201-4244 or 800-729-0210

Visionary Christian Home Educators
Wichita, Kansas
Ph: 316-773.4055
Discipleship-minded class with the purpose of educating, inspiring, equipping moms for teaching. Monthly meetings in a format for learning, fellowship, and prayer.



Statewide organization:
Christian Home Educators of Kentucky (CHEK)
691 Howardstown Rd., Hodgenville, Ky. 42748
Contact: Don Woolett, Ph: 270-358-9270
Information resources; legis. action, child protection resources. Constitutional Rights defense.

Local support groups:
Bluegrass Regional Independent Christian Co-op (BRICC)
Contact: Kathy Burchett, Ph: 859-223-2904
Christian co-op; enrichment classes; field trips, fellowship community service opps, & more.

Central Kentucky Homeschool Association
102 Colonial Park Drive, Winchester, KY 40391
Contact: Lori
Ph: 859-744-3297
We encourage & help homeschoolers with state law info and curriculum info. Ideas on homeschooling after high school with state-approved college classes at home via the Internet.

Estill County Christian Homeschool Organization (ECCHO)
3781 Watson Ridge Road, Ravenna, KY 40472
Contact: Marsha Barnes, Ph: 606-723-8421
Open to surrounding counties. Field trips, library days, encouragement, info.

Teaching Homes In Northern Kentucky (THINK)
POB 582, Florence, KY 41022
Ph: 800-581-6639
Monthly meetings, lending library, science fair, spelling & geog bees, orientation.



Statewide organization:
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Louisiana
POB 226, Maurice, LA 70555
Ph: 888-876-2433

Local support groups:
Roman Catholic Homeschool Association of Louisiana (RCHAL)
POB 663, Covington, LA 70434
Contact: Michelle Theriot
Ph: 985-796-5794
Catholic support group, 100+ families, S.E. LA. Newsletters, Mom’s Day Out, field trips, more.

Openminded Homeschoolers
116 Lyles Road, Bunkie, LA 71322
Contact: Lucrecia Mouser, Ph: 318-346-9326
Secular, incl. sup. group in Avoyelles Parish. Park days, field trips, friendship & support

Holy Family Home Educators
843 Belle Dr, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Contact: Craig and Sharon Branson, Ph: 337-332-4156
Shares info & encouragement, spiritually & academically, to Rom Cath home ed.

Alliance of Baton Rouge Area Homeschool (ABRAH)
930 High Lake Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Contact: Connie Bernard
Incl, networking through activities, events, Yahoo Group. Park days, field trips, more.



Statewide organization:
Maine Home Education Association
19 Willowdale Dr, Gorham, Maine 04038

Local support groups:
Homeschoolers of Maine
POB 159, Camden, ME 04843
Ph: 207-763-2880

Hearthside Children’s Cottage
12 McCobb Road, Dresden, ME
Contact: Kimberly Mazone, Ph: 207-751-8484
Waldorf-style activities for children 3-7 (but younger and older siblings welcome). Potlucks, seasonal celebrations, field trips, and community outreach options for families.

Homeschool Associates
25 Willow St, Lewiston, ME 04240
Ph: 800-882-2828

Homeschool Support Network
44 Elwell Lane, Brunswick, ME 04011
Contact: Jane Boswell, Ph: 207-729-8233
Sup org serving homeschoolers since 1986.



Statewide organizations:
Christian Home Educators Network, Inc. (CHEN)
POB 2010, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Contact: Donna Jordana, Ph: 410-744-1031

Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE)
POB 417, Clarksburg, MD 20871-0417
Ph: 301-607-4284

Local support groups:
Christian Home Instructors League of Delmarva (CHILD)
Based in Salisbury, MD
Contact: Gene & Joanie Adkins, Ph: 410-896-3582
Christian group on eastern shore of MD/DE; monthly newsletter

Walkersville Christian Family Schools (WCFS)
4 West Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788-1824
Ph: 301-271-0123



Statewide organization:
Mass Homeschool Org of Parent Educators
(Mass. HOPE)
46 South Rd, Holden, MA 01520
Ph: 508-829-0973

Local support groups:
Berkley Area Homeschoolers
Serving Berkley, Lakeville, Taunton, Dighton, Fall River, and surrounding areas
Contact: Tina Shorey, Ph: 508-821-9669
Incl. Field trips, classes, play dates, picnics, science, geog fairs, more.

Eagle’s Wings Homeschool Co-op
Rehoboth Baptist Church, 132 Moulton St, Rehoboth, MA 02769
Contact: Christine Guest, Ph: 508-223-1828
Christian fam. co-op, pooling resources, expertise & children for activities.

Heritage Homeschoolers
12 Westbrook St, Milford, MA 01757
Ph: 508-478-2524

F.A.I.T.H. Home Educators Group
100 Winter Street, Weston, MA 02493
Contact: Lillian Fischer, Ph: 781-237-2633
Christian group, provides forum for children to make presentations to one another & parents.

Information Network for Christian Homes (INCH)
4934 Cannonsburg Road, Belmont, MI 49306
Ph: 616-874-5656
Serving MI homeschooling since 1984.

Adventurers Homeschool Association
8141 Barrington, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Contact: Shelly Czupinski
Christian co-op for high school families. Weekly classes south of Ypsilanti, two 12-week semesters.

Capital Homeschool Athletic Program (CHAP)
P.O. Box 4547, East Lansing, MI 48826
Contact: David Lambright, Ph: 517-336-7632
Offering sports for hs-ed boys, girls ages 8-18 in Mid-Michigan area.

Faithfully Assisting In Teaching Homeschoolers (FAITH)
1212 Knollwood Drive, Lapeer, MI 48446
Contact: Deanna, Ph: 810-664.8814
Lapeer area; classes, activities, field trips, commencement, sports.

Home School Building
5625 Burlingame Ave. SW, Wyoming MI 49509
Ph: 616-532-9422
This facility, includes 14 classrooms, gym, resource center/library, lounge, offices; currently serves some 1000+ students each week through supplemental classes offered by a number of independent home education associations in West Michigan.



Statewide organizations:
(1) Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators
POB 32308, Fridley, MN 55432
Ph: 763-717-9070 or 866-717-9070

(2) Minnesota Homeschoolers Alliance (MHA)
POB 40486, St. Paul, MN 55104
Ph: 612-288-9662 or 888-346-7622
Statewide, non-profit; info & sup. No religious orientation. Info about local sup groups.

(3) Eclectic Community of Homeschooling Opportunities in Minnesota (ECHO-MN)
Serving Twin Cities and greater MN
Contact: Kristina Foster
Inclusive outreach group to help families w/ children of all ages learn about homeschooling.

Local support groups:
A Mother’s Heart Support Network
C/O Tina Ridler, P.O. Box 8264, Rochester MN 55903
Contact: Tina Ridler, Ph: 507-282-3820
Christian “face to face” sup network, Rochester area. Monthly meetings, fellowship, etc.

Home Educators and Youth (HEY)
Northeast MN
Incl.. Sup, info, monthly parents’ meetings, field trips, drama opps, co-op learning, graduations, more. Monthly newsletter & large homeschooling ref lib.



Statewide organization:
Mississippi Home Educators Association (MHEA)
136 Parkside Drive, Brandon, MS 39042
Contact: Jeff Barber, Ph: 601-825-5319

Local support groups:
Christian Home Educators of Hattiesburg
Based in Hattiesburg, MS

Meridian Homeschool Learning Co-op
10445 G.C. Roberts Rd., Meridian, MS 39307
Contact: Jennifer Williams, Ph: 601-693-6928
Christian group, organized co-op classes, field trips, outings, teen nights, daily newsletter.

Based in Olive Branch, MS
Contact: Jennifer Ackerman, Ph: 662-890-0185
Community of homeschoolers deepening friendships beyond homeschooling.

Pinebelt Christian Homeschool Fellowship
Serving Hattiesburg, MS and surrounding area
Contact: Steve and Lisa Phelps, Ph: 601-583-4841



Statewide organizations:
Missouri Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF)
St. Louis, Missouri
Contact: Jon & Candy Summers, Ph: 314-521-8487
Over 40 sup grs statewide. No fee. Annual curric fair; high school/college/ accelerated distance learning conference; used book sale, 12th grade grad, spelling bee, math olympics, art festival, more. Attorney & legis liasons.

Local support groups:
Families for Home Education (FHE)

POB 742, Grandview, MO 64030
Ph: 816-767-9825
MO’s original & oldest statewide org (1983). Full-time lobbyist in Jefferson City to ensure that hs freedoms remain intact. Regional Directors available for info about home ed throughout the state.

Missouri Association of Teaching Christian Homes (MATCH)
2203 Rhonda Dr, West Plains, MO 65775-1615
Ph: 816-550-8641;

Christian Home Educators Support System (CHESS)
Serving the Rolla, MO area

Clay-Platte Home Educators (CPHE)
3616 NE 47th Terr, Kansas City, MO 64117
Contact: Altona Duston, Ph: 888-216-5823
Christian group, provides info, training & sup to local parents.



Statewide organization:
Montana Coalition of Home Educators
POB 43, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
Ph: 406-587-6163

Local support groups:
Jefferson Valley Homeschool Association
POB 99, Whitehall, MT 59759
Contact: Steve or Tim, Ph: 406-287-2146
Education Station, is a multi-purpose building available for homeschool group activities. Resource library and host and/or facilitate classes and fieldtrips.

Yellowstone Coalition of Home Educators
821 N. 27th Street, PMB 247, Billings, MT 59101
Contact: Vicki Holle, Ph: 406-259-6756
Answers questions about homeschooling in the greater Billings. See website for info.

Mission Valley Home Educators
41659 Leighton Road, Polson, MT 59860
Contact: Melanie Mutchler for monthly meetings
Ph: 406-675-5115

Missoula Home School
12500 Hwy 10E, Clinton MT 59825
Contact: Laura Wolfe, Ph: 406-258-6694
General info re homeschooling in Missoula. Different opps for sports & general info.



Statewide organization:
Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association
POB 57041, Lincoln, NE 68505-7041
Contact: Kathleen Lenzen, Ph: 402-423-4297

Local support groups:
Home Educators Network (HEN)
POB 460664, Papillion, NE 68046
Contact: Phyllis Titus, Ph: 402-895-0817
Service org, provides practical help, sup & encouragement for Eastern NE, Western IA.

South Central Christian Home Educator’s Association
Serving Hastings, NE and surrounding area
Contact: Kelly LuVaas
Check website for events. Monthly meetings, sup

Valley Home School Association (VHSA)
Based in Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact: Janie Scanlan, Ph: 308-632-8853
Christian org serving Gering/Scottsbluff area. Opps for fellowship, encouragement, etc.

Western Nebraska Home Educators Network (WNHEN)
POB 925, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact: Virginia Mues, Ph: 308-436-5124
Serving Western NE, Eastern WY, with activities & events.



Statewide organizations:
(1) Northern Nevada Home Schools, Inc.
POB 21323, Reno, NV 89515
Ph: 702-852-NNHS

(2) Home Schools United - Vegas Valley (Nevada Home Schools, Inc.)
3434 Edge Hill Way, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032
Contact: Gina Anderson, Ph: 702-870-9566
Nevada Home Schools, Inc./Home Schools United, volunteer, non-profit org. Annual dues, $20 per fam. Includes one-year subscription to newsletter, special events, free offers, etc.

(3) Nevada Christian Home School
POB 60364, Reno, NV 89506
Contact: Randy Tobey, Ph: 775-742-9076
501c3 non-profit statewide Christian umbrella org. sup groups in NV

Local support groups:
Pahrump Valley Christian Home Educators
Serving Pahrump, NV
Contact: Monica McEneaney, Ph: 775-727-9926
Christian sup group, open to all; activities, field trips, library, info on legal issues.

Reno Homeschooling
Serving Reno, NV and surrounding areas
Contact: Pat Cunningham, Ph: 775-825-3331 or 825-6012
Sup group offering computer lab, speech & language pathology, Lindamood-Bell Reading program, Institute for Excellence in Writing program, academic consultation & evals.


New Hampshire

Local support groups:
Unschooling America
196 East Madison Road, Madison, NH 03849
Contact: Dayna Martin, Ph: 603-367-4657
Non-religious sup group for Unschoolers w/ ample time & opp for children to be together, play, develop strong interpersonal relationships, solid friendships.

Monadnock Homeschool Network
Serving Peterborough & surrounding
Contact: Diane
Loose affiliation of families with home-based learning in common.

New Hampshire Homeschooling Resources (NHHR)
POB 305, Warner, NH 03278
Ph: 603-456-2041

Student Conservation Association (SCA)
POB 550, Charlestown, NH 05089
Ph: 603-543-1700
Building the next generation of conservation leaders and inspiring lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging diverse young people in hands-on service to the land.

North Country Homeschoolers
64 Carleton St, Littleton, NH 03561
Sup group all homeschoolers in NH, but based in the North country.


New Jersey

Statewide organization:
Education Network of Christian Home Schoolers (ENOCH)
POB 308, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey 07716
Ph: 732-291-7800; Email:

Local support groups:
Alliance Of Christian Homeschoolers
4281 S. Lincoln Ave, Vineland, NJ 08361
Contact: Esther Eisler, Ph: 856-327-1002

Alliance of Home Educators
POB 379, Annandale, NJ 08801
Ph: 908-713-8439
Judeo-Christian-based, not-for-profit, event organization with 18 Affiliate Groups.

Catholic Homeschool Assoc with Papal Loyalty Educating Together (CHAPLET)
Serving Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties.
Catholic support group (however, all are welcome), monthly parents’ support meetings.

Crossway Community
Serving the Cape May and Atlantic counties
Contact: Tricia McQuarrie
Christian sup group, field trips, info on learning co-ops, group classes, activities, etc. 


New Mexico

Local support groups:
Christian Association of Parent Educators - New Mexico (CAPE-NM)
POB 3203, Moriarty, NM 87035
Ph: 505-898-8548

Albuquerque Home Learners
Serving The Greater Albuquerque, NM Region
Contact: Shannon, Ph: 505-899-2729
Diverse org of families working for encouragement, support, resources, etc.

Albuquerque Homeschool Co-op
Based in Albuquerque, NM
Offering NM homeschoolers info & sup, including online forum, detailed overview of local homeschooling law, advice on local resources. Also a sup group, offering social sup, fun, enriching educational activities.

In Him Homeschoolers
2A Locust Hill Rd, Tijeras, NM 87059
Contact: Lisa Silva
Meets at Community Church of Christ in the East Mtns; serves the East Mtn/Estancia Valley areas. Fieldtrips, classes, fellowship, MNO’s, much more.

Santa Fe Community School Home Study Program (SFCS HSP)
POB 289, Torreon, NM 87061
Ph: 866 703-9375
Since 1974 providing for homeschooling families to maintain comprehensive records and educate their children. Based on those records we issue credits, diplomas and transcripts


New York

Statewide organizations:
NYS Loving Education At Home (LEAH)
POB 438, Fayetteville, NY 13066-0438
Ph: 315-637-4525
LEAH has over 150 chapters and 3700 families.

Local support groups:
HIM Ministry
7912 Thompson Rd., Cicero, NY 13039
Contact: Penni Boucher, Ph: 315-699-4140 or 315-455-8116
Meets monthly through school year for science, lit-based preschool prog; K-12 art, gym, lit, etc.

New York City Home Educators Alliance
Serving New York City
Contact: Robyn Love, Ph: 212-505-9884

Rome Area Inclusive Homeschool Network (RAIHN)
Serving Rome, NY, surrounding areas
Contact: Julie Dutt, Ph: 315-533-0824
New, inclusive, open-minded group, positive socialization, educational enrichment, etc.


North Carolina

Statewide organization:
North Carolinians for Home Education
4326 Bland Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
Ph: 919-790-1100
Founded 1984. Annual conference, leadership training, legis. watch, statewide graduation, more.

Local support groups:
ACE - Administering Children’s Education
Serving the City of Hickory, Catawba County, and surrounding area.
Contact: Dawn Hartman, Ph: 828-431-4661
Meets for swimming, group sports, 4-H, bowling, field trips, co-op classes, art classes, more.

Agape Leadership Development
Serving Onslow and surrounding counties
Contact: Carol Oakley, Ph: 910-347-4890
Christian group, activities & support.

Dayspring Home Educators
Based in Cary, NC
Ph: 919-363-0567

LIFE (Transylvania County Support Group)
1025 Jeter Mountain Road, Penrose, NC 28766
Contact: Cherie Goldsmith, Ph: 828-384-8749


North Dakota

Statewide organization:
North Dakota Home School Association
1854 107th St. NE, Bottineau, ND 58318
Contact: Dr. James Bartlett, Ph: 701-263-3727
Encourages private Christian parent-led home ed in ND. Monthly newsletter, info packets.

Local support groups:
Lake Region Area Homeschooler (LRAH)
9467 63rd Street NE, Lawton, ND 58345
Dennis and Judy Miller, Ph:(701) 644-2611
Activities & Ladies Tea, drama & speech classes.

Bismarck Mandan Area Home Educators (BMAHE)
Joel and Kari Maligen, Ph: 701-323-7739
9100 Briardale Drive, Bismark, ND 58504.
Seasoned leadership, joyous fellowship opps, library, science olympiad, geography bee, more.



Statewide organization:
Christian Home Educators of Ohio (CHEO)
117 W. Main St. Ste. 103, Lancaster, OH 43130
Ph: 740-654-3331

Local support groups:
Allen County Christian Home Schoolers (ACCHS)
Contact: Jim or Stacy Lewis, Ph: 419-221-3722
Meets quarterly for support/student showcase opps. Field trips, gym classes, co-op classes, more.

Cincinnati Area Teaching Children at Home (CATCH)
POB 62459, Cincinnati, OH 45241
Contact: Norma Curry, Ph: 513-469-6968
Incl., non-directed, support org for those in SW OH, SE IN and N KY.

Eastside Homeschool Group (Columbus)
1660 Lattimer Drive, Columbus, OH 43227
Contact: Jason & Laura LaPat, Ph: 614-861-3249
New group, eastside of Columbus; 10 families; Monthly field trip every 3rd Weds, Sept - May.

Hearts Towards Home
POB 1774, Marion, OH 43301-1774
Ph: 740-943-3875
Annual Orientation, monthly meetings, weekly events, field trips, science fair, evaluations, etc.



Statewide organizations:
(1) Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Oklahoma
POB 471363, Tulsa, OK 74147-1363
Contact: Larry Mason, Ph: 918-583-7323

(2) Home Educator’s Resource Organization (HERO) of Oklahoma
302 N. Coolidge, Enid, OK 73703-3819
Open-membership group. Fall conference, quarterly newsletter, OK Homeschooling Handbook

(3) Oklahoma Christian Home Educators Consociation, Inc. (OCHEC)
3801 Northwest 63rd St, Building 3, Suite 236, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Ph/F: 405-810-0386
Christian. Support for support groups & families in OK. Affiliated sup groups, convention, more.



Statewide organization:
(1) Oregon Christian Home Education Association Network (OCEAN)
17985 Falls City Rd, Dallas, OR 97338
Ph: 503-288-1285

(2) Home Education Liberty Project (HELP)
POB 594, Canby, OR 97013
Contact: Kevin Starrett, Ph: 503-263-5655
Grass-roots, no-compromise, statewide org protects Oregonians to educate their children at home.

(3) Oregon Home Education Network
POB 1386, Beaverton, OR 97075
Ph: 503-321-5166; Email:

Local support groups:
Greater Portland Homeschoolers
Based in Portland, OR
Non-profit, inclusive, sup group run like a co-op. Events, activities of interest, etc.



Statewide organization:
Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP)
2710 N. Colebrook Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9436
Ph/F: 717-838-0980; Email:
Christian, SOF. Support, encourages home educators

Local support groups:
Pennsylvania Homeschoolers
105 Richman LN, Kittanning, PA 16201
Contact: Susan & Howard Richman
Has 32-page quarterly newsletter w/ comp listing of sup groups; PA homeschool evaluators, resource reviews, articles from parents, more.

Christian Communicators of Pennsylvania
Elverson/Morgantown area
Contact: Kerry Grant, Ph: 610-913-8307
Christian Home School Speech & Debate Org for students all ages; weekly speech sessions, 5-7 pm; debate sessions, 7-9:30 pm every Mon; Yearly membership fee.

Harmony Home Educators
Serving Northeast PA in the Scranton/Clarks Summit area
Monthly parents meeting, enrichment day, field trips and special events.


Puerto Rico

Statewide organization:
Asociación de Hogar-Escuelas Cristianas (AHEC) de Puerto Rico
Urb. Santa Rosa 31-47, Suite 267 Ave. Main, Bayamon, PR 00959
Contact: Millie Díaz, Ph:1-866-717-2609

Local support groups:
HomesCool Group
PMB 108, 405 Ave. Esmeralda-Ste 2, Guaynabo, PR 00969
Contact: Tony or Julie Zapata, Ph: 787-720-3308 or 787-671-9433
Calvary Chapel of PR, supports, encourages families. Fun, educational activities & fieldtrips.

The Caribbean Center of Home Education Resources (T’CHERs)
POB 867, Boqueron, PR 00622
Contact: Alison Martin, Email:
T’CHERs, the only state level homeschooling org. in PR; completely bilingual; provides sup & opps to homeschoolers & local sup groups in PR and the USVI.


Rhode Island

Statewide organization:
(1) Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers (RIGHT)
POB 432, Coventry, RI 02816
Ph: 401-351-5991; Email:

(2) Rhode Island Christian Home Educators
POB 3612, Pawtucket, RI 02861
Contact: Chris Childs, Ph: 401-729 0207
Christian families in RI & SE MA promote educational, cultural, athletic & spiritual growth.

(3) Home Educators Network of Rhode Island
POB 63, Mapleville, RI 02839
Ph: 401-567-0232
Networking hs families throughout Rhode Island.

Local support groups:
Secular in the Ocean State (SOS)
Based in Coventry, RI
Contact: Cris Robin, Ph: 401-397-8041
Incl. sup group offering info, parent meetings, field trips, monthly get-togethers, more.


South Carolina

Statewide organization:
(1) Carolina Homeschooler
POB 1421, Lancaster, SC 29721
Statewide network; sup, encourages, & informs. Newsletters, trips, events calendar, more!

(2) South Carolina Home Educators Association (SCHEA)
POB 2707, Irmo, SC 29063
Ph: 803-772-2330; Email:

Local support groups:
Central Savannah River Area Home Education Association (CSRA-HEA)
Serving Georgia and SC around Augusta, GA
Ph: 706-737-9656; Email:
Provide resources to parents, promoting study of all aspects of God. New are welcome

Christian Home Educators of Easley
138 Independence Way, Easley, SC 29640
Contact: Cindy Roberson, Ph: 864-915-3984
Co-op based sup group of moms working together; mid and high school classes

Palmetto Home School Association, Inc.
POB 486, Lancaster SC 29721
Ph: 803-285-3916


South Dakota

Statewide organization:
South Dakota Christian Home Educators (SDCHE)
POB 9571, Rapid City, SD 57709-9571

Local support groups:
South Dakota Home School Association (SDHSA)
POB 882, Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Ph: 605-610-4461
Incl, providing educ & social opps. Gym, park days, swimming, bowling, other activities.

West River Christian Homeschoolers (WRCH)
Serving Rapid City and surrounding area
Contact: Monica Tanner or Kimberly Wong
Ph: 605-716-4780 or 605-716-2090
Interdenom Christian hs sup group.



Statewide organization:
Tennessee Home Education Association
POB 681652, Franklin, TN 37068
Ph: 858-623-7899

Local support groups:
Blessed Sacrament Homeschool
Serving the Memphis-Metro area
Contact: Linda Gibbs
Catholic sup group.

Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Home Education Association
POB 23374, Chattanooga, TN 37422
Contact: Gary & Carole Hargraves
Ph: 423-266-4663; Email:

Collegedale Area Homeschoolers
4319B Katy Kim Lane, Ooltewah, TN 37363
Contact: Angie Lippard
Ph: 423-396-9488
Sup group meetings at Collegedale City Hall. Classes for children during this time.

Home Educators Supporting Choices, Opportunities, & Options in Learning (HomES COOL)
152 Stanfill Drive, Columbia, TN 38401
Contact: Teri Hill, Ph: 931-380-0428
Incl group for Maury & Marshall Counties. Activities for kids all ages, & parental support.



Statewide organization:
Christian Home Education Association of Central Texas (CHEACT)
POB 141998, Austin, TX 78714-1998
Ph: 512-450-0070;

Local support groups:
Family Educators Alliance of South Texas (FEAST)
25 Burwood, San Antonio, TX 78216
Ph: 210-342-4674
Nonprofit; clearing house of info, sup services, bookstore with 15,000+ titles, legal info on homeschooling in TX, orientations for new homeschoolers, much more.

Home School Texas (HOST)
POB 29307, Dallas, TX 75229
Contact: Phillip and Betty May, Ph/F: 214-358-5723

North Texas Home Educators Network (NTHEN)
801 E. Main Street, Suite G, Allen, TX 75002
Ph: 214-495-9600; Email:
Nonprofit, serving N. & N.E. TX since 1988. Sponsors 2 major conferences (winter & summer), graduation, college prep training, bi-monthly e-newsletter available to all.

Southeast Texas Home School Association (SETHSA)
PMB 297, 4950 FM 1960 W, #A-7, Houston, Texas 77069
Ph: 281-370-8787; Email:



Statewide organization:
Utah Christian Home School Association (UTCH)
POB 3942, Salt Lake City, UT 84110-3942
Ph: 801-296-7198; Email:

Utah Home Education Association
POB 737, Farmington, UT 84025
Contact: Jon Yarrington, Ph: 801-254-4882

Local support groups:
Homeschooling the Littles (Salt Lake Area)
Secular, sup, activities, preschool- primary-age children. Parental sup, classes, playgroups, etc.

Sandy/Draper Homeschool Group
Serving Sandy and Draper, southeast area of Salt Lake Valley
Contact: Amy Kenney or Mindy Mitchell, Ph: 801-523-5954
Non-denom, park days, field trips, book clubs, science groups, outdoor club, skate day, all ages.

Utah Catholic Homeschoolers
1080 N 1300 W, Layton, UT 84041
Contact: Pat McCavanagh, Ph: 801-546-4988
SLC & Ogden groups meet monthly, First Fri. Mass & activity. SLC Mom’s breakfast 2nd Sat; Ogden Mom’s breakfast, 3rd Sat. of the month.



Statewide organization:
Vermont Association of Home Educators
1646 E. Albany Road, Barton, VT 05822
Contact: Tim Terhune, Ph: 802-525-4758

Local support groups:
Kingdom Country Homeschoolers
2522 Pepin Road, Brownington, VT 05860
Contact: Alene Gamble, Ph: 802-754-9638

Vermont Homeschoolers
RR2 Box 4440, Bristol, VT 05443.
Contact: Laura Timian, Ph: 802-763-2837
Secular group, Rutland County



Statewide organization:
Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV)
2248-G Dabney Road, Richmond, VA 23230
Ph: 804-278-9200; Email:
Member-supported, nonprofit, biblical worldview. Serves all homeschoolers to promote & protect hs interests in VA through info, legis, resources.

Local support groups:
Fairfax Home School Athletic Association Football
Northern Virginia
Contact: Susie Miller or Chris Ball
Ph: 703-534-5337 or 703-207-0718
Fairfax Home School Kings Football is offering full contact football for high school aged home school boys aged 13-18 in N. VA. We compete with against several Home/Private Christian School football programs in the Washington DC metro area.

Home Educators Are Restoring Their Heritage (HEARTH)
POB 1506, Front Royal, VA 22630
Christian, N. Shenandoah Vly areas. Annual conference, national, & local speakers, vendors.

Northern Virginia Community of Home-educators Inspiring Learning and Development (NoVaChild)
Meeting at Vienna Presbyterian Church in Vienna, VA
Contact: Mona Harper,
Ph: 703-944-7056
All-inclusive group, N. VA. Meets every Tues.



Statewide organization:
Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO)
6632 S. 191st Place, Suite E100
Kent, WA.  98032-2117
Ph: 425-251-0439;
Secular, annual conference, detailed info about homeschooling in WA; many resources.

Local support groups:
ACTS Home School Co-op
South location - Puyallup; North location - Renton.
Meets Sept to June. Class days, field trips, missions, holiday parties, homeschool support, etc.

Christian Homeschoolers of South Sound (CHoSS)
POB 8823, Lacey WA 98509

Family Learning Organization
POB 7247, Spokane, WA 99207-0247
Contact: Karen Carver, Ph: 509-467-2552 or 800-405-8378

Homeschoolers on Whidbey (HOW)
POB 761, Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Carmen, Email:
Non-profit, incl, group for homeschoolers on Whidbey Island. Annual dues $15, regular news, field trips, classes, special events, and social opps.


West Virginia

Statewide organization:
Christian Home Educators of West Virginia (CHEWV)
POB 8770, S. Charleston, WV 25303-0770
Ph: 877-802-1773
Ministry established to encourage, support WV families to exercise their God-given responsibility and Constitutional freedom to train and educate their children at home.

Local support groups:
Christian Home Educators of Jackson County
POB 73, Sandyville, WV 25275
Contact: David and Kristi Stanley, Ph: 304-273-5427
Member-run group, open to old & new homeschoolers. Field trips, co-op learning, monthly meetings, etc.

Tri-State Homeschoolers
3137 3rd Ave, Huntington, WV 25702
Contact: Melinda Vacne

West Virginia Home Educators Association (WVHEA)
POB 3707, Charleston, WV 25337-3707
Ph: 800-736-WVHE



Statewide organizations:
Wisconsin Christian Home Educators Association (WCHEA)
POB 320458, Franklin, WI 53132
Contact: Al or Jan Gnascinski, Ph: 414-425-6324

Wisconsin Parents Association
POB 2502, Madison, WI 53701-2502
Ph: 608-283-3131

Local support groups:
Apples of Gold / Northland Homeschoolers
Serving Douglas County region
Contact: Naomi Musch, Ph: 715-399-2207
Christian, bi-monthly newsletter, activities, resources, encouraging words.

Valley Homeschoolers (VHS)
1341 Edgewood Dr., Kaukauna, WI 54130
Contact: Cathy Schmidt, Ph: 920-955-0168
Christian co-op, 150+ families in 5 counties. Info & wholesome social interaction for our students.



Statewide organization:
Homeschoolers of Wyoming (HOW)
4859 Palmer Canyon Road, Wheatland, WY 82201
Ph: 307-322-3539

Local support groups:
Sheridan Homeschool Association for Refining Education (SHARE)
POB 6197, Sheridan, WY 82801
Contact: Marlene Faugstad, Ph: 307-673-5099

Laramie Area Progressive Homeschoolers (LAPH)
Serving Laramie, WY
Contact: Laurie Homer, Ph: (307) 721-9099
Secular gr for families that homeschool primarily for reasons not involving religion.

Christian Homeschoolers of Wyoming
817 South 8th Street, Laramie, WY 82070
Contact: Liz Watson, Ph: 307-742-7207

Christian Homeschoolers Association of Laramie County
410 E. 5th St, Cheyenne, WY 82007
Ph: 307-638-8179
Publishes newsletter, CHALC News. ■