Island Harbor

Island Harbor is a campus support program for students who have experience in the foster care system or have been adopted. This program will provide support in the form of workshops and social events aimed at teaching various life skills while also providing a sense of belonging on campus.

Island Harbor is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment by creating engaging programs, services, and social events to support students with experience in the foster care system and/or who have been adopted.
Island Harbor will improve higher education outcomes for students at TAMU-CC by focusing on increasing retention and graduation rates for students who have been in the foster care system and/or have been adopted.
In addition, the Island Harbor staff will work with students with foster care experience to make sure they are receiving all of the resources they are eligible for, including the tuition and fee waiver, education and training voucher, and/or supervised independent living.
Island Harbor’s Supervised Independent Living (SIL) Program is a partnership with the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to offer this program on campus to help young adults aging out of foster care successfully transition to independent living while attending TAMU-CC. Please see the Supervised Independent Living Tab for more information on this particular resource.
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On Campus Contact Information:

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Jessica Aleman
Program Specialist II
Foster Care Liaison
Office: Glasscock Student Success Center 101A
Phone: 361.825.2074
Cell Phone: 361.236.7693 (call or text)
Program Email: