Outreach Services

About Outreach Services

Welcome, Houston Community College Outreach Services develops and maintain community based partnerships that will enable educational opportunities and workforce development. In 2012-2013 Outreach services has established community partnerships that produced over 1000 students registered in Credited and Non-Credited Programs. Our objective is to coordinate communication between partners and HCC.

Certificates Include:

Vision Statement

To engage agencies and organizations that have as part of their mission the educational advancement of the populations they serve. We assist perspective students transitioning from their organizations to HCC to have a seamless experience and provide support as needed.

Outreach Services

Student Recruitment:

Through Outreach recruitment services we are able to engage in strengthen and maintain community partnerships that will enable students to successfully enroll and complete Credit and Non-Credit Programs. HCC Outreach recruitment is committed to helping students achieve their career and educational goals. Student Recruitment serves as a visible presence in the community attending career fairs, college fairs, community events and high schools functions.


Perkins Grant Support:

Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant Program:

The Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant Program received funding to support CTE Success Coaches, who encourage and assist students with declaring their credit Workforce majors. Based on the number of students with Workforce degree plans and receiving financial aid (Pell Grant), the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has granted HCC with the following funding history:

FY14 - $1,289,783
FY15 - $1,479,702
FY16 - $1,496,488
FY 17 - $1,810,867
FY 18 - $1,859,889 

Allowable uses of Perkins funding for Childcare:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Carl D. Perkins Grant for program year 2017-2018
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) allows CTE workforce students to receive childcare services at HCC. Below are the two required childcare documents for processing.



Allowable uses of Perkins funding also include:

  • Tutoring
  • CTE Instructional Equipment
  • Accreditations
  • Student Industry Credentials
  • Staff to support Workforce Student Success
  • Professional Development to maintain current with workforce trends and changes

 Should you have any questions about the Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant Program, please contact Sheryl George-Jones, Perkins Grant, Director at: sheryl.georgejones@hccs.edu