Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer.
Romans 12:12

Helpful Links

SCOPE relies on trusted state and national organizations to provide you with accurate and up to date information.  The following organizations have been relied on since the beginning of the home school movement.  They offer a wide range of information from How to Begin Home Schooling and file the CA affidavit to teaching struggling learners, and more!  We encourage you to check them out, and support these in the wonderful work they do!

Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
PO Box 3000
Purcellville, VA 20134
Call (540) 338-5600

10 Reasons to Join HSLDA~
Your Membership Provides You With:

  1. Professional legal representation
  2. A brotherhood of 70,000+
  3. Assistance with social service contacts
  4. Quick action when freedoms are threatened
  5. Valuable discounts**
  6. A voice in Washington, DC
  7. Monitoring of state legislation
  8. A positive image in the media
  9. Support for home schooling organizations (local, state and nationally)
  10. Research and analysis supporting home education

Here’s how to join or find out more…
Use the link above to go to HSLDA’s website and then click on “Join” at the top of their home page.


Family Protection Ministries

P.O. Box 730
Lincoln, CA 95648-0730
Call (916) 786-3523

The California Private/Home Educators’ Legal-Legislative Update Newsletter is a bimonthly newsletter which gives you firsthand reports of any changes in the law and legal threats to home education in California. Family Protection Ministries is led by Roy Hanson and Jim Davis and is the only organization which monitors and reports all known proposed legislation, court cases, and administrative actions which directly affect California home educators. This Christian ministry is 100% funded by donations from supporters of private/home education and parental rights.

The newsletter is available free to all who contribute at least $40 each calendar year to the address above.

Christian Home Educators Association of California (CHEA)
PO Box 2009
Norwalk, CA 90651-2009.
Call (562) 864-2432 ~ Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm.

The mission of the Christian Home Educators Association of California is to advance the Kingdom of Jesus Christ by promoting private Christian home education as an outstanding educational opportunity; providing information, training and support to the home school community; and protecting the God-given right of parents to direct the education and training of their children, to the glory of God.

For information about this worthwhile organization or to find out how to become a member of CHEA, use the link above, then click on “CHEA Info” at the top of their home page.