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Homeschool Associations

Here you will find links to statewide organizations formed to provide advocacy and legislative watch to homeschooling families.  If you are looking for support groups in your area, click here.

Entries beginning with an asterisk are national organizations.

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*Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.
*National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI)
National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) conducts and collects research about homeschooling (home-based education, home schooling), and publishes the research journal called the Home School Researcher.
Alaska Private and Home Educators Association (APHEA)
The Alaska Private and Home Educators Association (APHEA) is a membership-based coalition of parents and others who have banded together for the furtherance of educational excellence through alternatives to the government-operated public schools.
Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE)
Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE) is a statewide organization that serves the needs and protects the rights of Arizona's homeschooling families. AFHE is a non-profit educational corporation directed by a Christian Board. AFHE membership is open to all homeschooling parents in Arizona.
California Homeschool Network (CHN)
California Homeschool Network (CHN) is an inclusive organization of energetic and dedicated homeschooling families working to preserve our own educational freedom. CHN monitors and responds to legislation which may pose a threat to homeschooling. They also inform and empower homeschooling families, educate the public, and foster community among home educators in the state of California.
Christian Association of Parent Educators of New Mexico (CAPE-NM)
CAPE-NM is a non-profit membership organization serving New Mexico's home educators and support groups with information, encouragement, and support. They maintain an active presence with the NM Public Education Department and with the state legislature monitoring laws, rules, and policies that affect home education and parental rights. CAPE-NM offers an Education Resource Center and Lending Library, a Quarterly Magazine, and an annual convention and curriculum fair.
Christian Home Education Fellowship (CHEF)
Christian Home Education Fellowship (CHEF) of Alabama exists to promote and encourage Christian home education for the glory of God. Whether you are thinking about homeschooling, just beginning homeschooling, or are a veteran homeschooler, CHEF exists to encourage, inspire, and equip you.
Christian Home Educators Association of California, Inc. (CHEA)
The Christian Home Educators Association of California, Inc. is a non-profit ministry established in 1982 to provide information, support, and training to the home education community throughout the state.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Louisiana
The Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Louisiana is a Christian organization comprised of Christian home school support groups from around the state. This gives CHEF of Louisiana an effective membership of hundreds of families without competing with local support groups for memberships. The unique relationship CHEF of Louisiana has with local support groups offers each home school family the comprehensive, unified and affordable support it needs at local and state levels.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Oklahoma
The Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Oklahoma is dedicated to the support of families who believe God has called them to an active role in the education of their children. CHEF of Oklahoma is a support and service organization for home educating families throughout the state of Oklahoma. CHEF was formed in 1986 and became a statewide organization in 1995. Based in Tulsa, CHEF of Oklahoma has local support groups in the Tulsa and surrounding areas. (Click on your county or select from the list below).
Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC)
Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) is a non-profit, Christian organization dedicated to providing information, resources and leadership to all families involved in home-centered education. They offer an annual state conference, homeschool introductory seminars, curriculum fairs, their own Independent School, and more.
Christian Home Educators of Kentucky (CHEK)
Christian Home Educators of Kentucky (CHEK) is a statewide homeschooling educational and informational organization established to assist families who choose to educate their children according to the dictates of their conscience and their fundamental rights as parents. CHEK's goal is to better equip homeschoolers with the necessary skills, tools, and information to successfully fulfill their convictions and the God-mandated responsibility to train and educate their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Christian Home Educators of New Hampshire (CHENH)
Christian Home Educators of New Hampshire (CheNH) serves and supports Christian home educators. CheNH is a statewide organization that actively tries to keep State regulation to a minimum.
Christian Home Educators of Ohio (CHEO)
Christian Home Educators of Ohio (CHEO) is a non-profit state organization founded to serve the homeschool families of Ohio and to provide them with the tools to succeed. CHEO seeks to preserve the God-given, constitutional right to home educate, and to support and encourage families in fulfilling this Biblical responsibility.
Christian Home Educators of West Virginia (CHEWV)
Christian Home Educators of West Virginia (CHEWV) was formed to minister to evangelical Christian homeschoolers in West Virginia. They sponsor an annual conference, a graduation ceremony, testing services, and Home Schooler’s Day at the Legislature.
Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP)
Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania was founded to encourage and support families interested in home education. CHAP assists parents in understanding and fulfilling the laws requirements and is affiliated with several national organizations: the Home School Legal Defense Association, the National Center for Home Education, and the National Alliance of Home Education Leadership. CHAP provides leadership and direction on issues facing Christian homeschoolers on a national and state wide basis.
Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii (CHOH)
Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii (CHOH) shares information regarding homeschooling from a Christ-centered perspective and provides support for homeschooling families. CHOH's mission as a statewide, non-governing service organization is to organize activities to educate, assist, and encourage families in homeschooling endeavors and be a liaison between homeschooling families and national, state, and local organizations and agencies.
Education Network of Christian Homeschoolers of New Jersey (ENOCH)
ENOCH of New Jersey is organized exclusively for the purpose of providing service and support to Christian home education support groups and home educators within the State of New Jersey. ENOCH monitors and advises the State Department of Education and other appropriate officials, monitors cases before family, state and federal court, reviews and disseminates home education materials and information considered vital to home educators, publishes a state newsletter, and conducts an annual state home education convention.
Families for Home Education (FHE)
FHE was founded in 1983 to provide a strong defense against assaults to home education in the Missouri legislature. They closely monitor legislative activity in the state capitol. FHE’s purpose is to protect the inalienable right of the parents of Missouri to teach their own children without state regulation or control. FHE represents and supports the rights of all home educators in the state and is not affiliated with any religious or political organization, or special interest group.
Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA)
The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) exists solely to serve homeschooling families in Florida. The FPEA executes that mission through support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and most importantly, by giving individual encouragement, all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.

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