We make it easier for you to focus on homeschooling.
Practical resources
Reliable support
Peace of mind
One unbeatable membership. Two simple ways to join.
 
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Pay Yearly
$135
One year of membership
$168
A special discount is available for military members, first responders, pastors, and missionaries. See Details
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Pay Monthly
$14
One year of membership—paid monthly
 
Membership renews automatically each year. Cancel any time after 12 months.
A special discount is available for military members, first responders, pastors, and missionaries. See Details
What do I get as a member?
Personal legal advice
Reliable answers to any legal question about your homeschool
Full representation through letters, phone calls, and even in court
24/7 hotline for legal emergencies
 
One-on-one homeschool coaching
Tailored help for everyday homeschooling
Educational consultants help you find curriculum, plan your schedule, discover teaching approaches, solve learning challenges, and more
Get the confidence needed to homeschool well
 
100,000+ families strong
Your membership helps make homeschooling possible for others. Together we can provide legal support and homeschool resources to keep homeschooling strong into the future!
 
Proudly not for profit
As a nonprofit organization, we rely on donations and memberships so that more families can experience the joy of homeschooling. Together, we are making homeschooling possible.
Your membership at work
Just last year, HSLDA attorneys answered 13,889 legal questions, contacted 2,720 government officials, represented 1,103 discrimination cases, and made 10 court appearances.
 
 
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Empower another family for homeschool success. You can purchase gift certificates for one year of membership from the HSLDA Store.
Lifetime members get our best price

For a one-time payment of $1,500, you’re covered for your entire homeschooling journey (and beyond). Start lifetime membership.

 
Our members love being part of HSLDA!
100,000+ families homeschool with confidence, support, and peace of mind

4.7 rating out of 398 Facebook reviews
Best first defense for when legal issues arise and they have soooo many resources available to members.”

— Sher H., Facebook
“Thank you for ALL you do for our community! We would not enjoy the freedoms and flexibility we sometimes take for granted without your efforts.”

— Lauren D., Facebook
“HSLDA means I have someone watching my back and working to protect my right to homeschool, so I can focus on actually homeschooling.”

— Nikki V., Facebook
 
“Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication! We homeschool with peace and confidence and are grateful to God for you all!”

— Chandra J., Facebook
“HSLDA is the most practically helpful and encouraging resource available to homeschoolers. Our family has benefited on numerous occasions from their advice.”

— Jennifer G., Pennsylvania
 
Most common questions, answered.
PRICING

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover (including debit cards that can be processed as credit cards). We also accept direct debit payments from your bank account. 

For your convenience, you can pay monthly or yearly for your HSLDA membership. Your membership automatically renews each year regardless of how you pay.

You will be sent an email notification (and a postcard, if you pay yearly) 30 days prior to renewal.

Yes, we are happy to give a $15 discount to honor the following—those who are in the military (active or veteran), first responders (police, fire, EMT), full-time pastors, or full-time missionaries. This discount is only available with the Pay yearly option. To claim your discount, click one of the links below to start your membership:

As stated in our membership terms and conditions, we offer refunds if you wish to cancel your membership within one week of activation or renewal (minus any rush fee, if applicable). 

If you’re a member of an HSLDA Discount Group, you’re eligible for $15 off your yearly membership dues. Contact your group leader to get your six-digit group code.

Once you have your code, you can start an HSLDA membership application and easily add the code by clicking on “Group Affiliation” in the payment summary. Click to watch a video tutorial of this process.

Not sure if your homeschool group is an HSLDA Discount Group? You can search for your group on our website and look for the green price tag icon.

We don’t want financial restrictions to prevent you from receiving the benefits of HSLDA membership! If the $135/year or $14/month membership dues are prohibitive for you, please consider applying for financial aid.

Click here to learn more about how to apply for membership financial aid.

Yes! You can purchase one year of membership or lifetime membership as gifts from the HSLDA Store. Click here to purchase one today!

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JOINING HSLDA

Yes, homeschooling families who live outside the United States and those who are citizens of other nations are invited to join HSLDA.

HSLDA’s Global Outreach team is willing to provide counsel for international members who encounter difficulties. While various factors (such as citizenship, military status, and local laws) impact the methods by which HSLDA can assist you, our staff will always be committed to advocating for homeschooling freedom.

In addition to legal services, your HSLDA membership gives you unlimited access to our team of experienced preK–8th, special needs, and high school Educational Consultants. You’ll also receive discounts on products and services through our Member Savings program, special pricing on HSLDA Store products, and a subscription to our quarterly magazine, the Home School Court Report.

Note: If you are a resident of Canada, please check out HSLDA Canada.

If your family needs immediate assistance, we suggest that you expedite your membership application with the $40 rush fee. You will receive an initial contact about your legal situation within 1 business day. Because processing a rush application requires the immediate diversion of HSLDA resources, the $40 fee is nonrefundable. 

Legal assistance for your current situation is not guaranteed. Be sure to include details about your situation in your application and be prepared to submit copies of relevant documentation (letters, court documents, etc.). 

If we cannot assist you, you will have the option to withdraw your application and receive a refund of your membership dues (minus any rush fee). 

If you indicate on your membership application that you need help resolving a legal problem affecting your homeschool, we will need to review your application. We will typically contact you about your legal situation within 3 business days. 

Membership acceptance is determined after legal review is complete, which may take several weeks.

If we determine we can help with your homeschool’s current legal situation, we will activate your membership and you will get access to HSLDA member benefits. 

If we cannot assist you with your legal situation, you will have the option to withdraw your application and receive a refund of your membership dues (minus any rush fee). 

To receive an initial contact within 1 business day, you can accelerate your application with a nonrefundable rush fee of $40. 

Once your application has been reviewed and your membership activated, you will receive a welcome email. Then you will be able to immediately access your membership benefits by logging into your online account.

Anyone can create a free HSLDA account to get additional resources on our website, like recorded webinars and high school transcript templates.

When you become a member, you get access to even more resources like state-specific legal forms, one-on-one contact with our attorneys and Educational Consultants, and member discounts.

To become a member, go to hslda.org/join. You will be prompted to sign into your existing online account when you start your application. If you're already signed in, you can start your application immediately.

You can change your membership pricing plan by following these steps:

  1. Log in at my.hslda.org.
  2. Click “Membership” in the left-hand navigation menu.
  3. Click the “Manage membership” button and change your payment option.
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USING MY MEMBERSHIP

As a member, you receive legal support through:

  • Personalized answers to all your homeschooling-related legal questions.
  • Full representation at every stage of legal proceedings, through letters, phone calls, and even court representation.* (This may involve HSLDA hiring local attorneys at no charge to you.)**
  • Access to 24/7 hotline for legal emergencies and state-specific legal forms.

Learn more about our member legal support.

Yes! HSLDA members have access to fillable, printable forms (such as notices of intent, affidavits, and withdrawal forms) that provide all information required by state law. HSLDA’s legal team can also answer questions from members related to their forms and assist with completing or filing documents when needed.

For more information about how we can help you, please contact your state’s legal team.

Our Educational Consultants can help you choose curriculum, make lesson plans, create transcripts, navigate college entrance exams, find the right program for your student with special needs, and so much more!

HSLDA’s three Educational Consultant teams each focus on a particular area of homeschooling: preK–8th, high school, and special needs. They’re all committed to helping you provide the home education that’s just right for your child.

If you’re an HSLDA member, you can contact an Educational Consultant here!

If you’re an HSLDA member, you can log into your HSLDA account at my.hslda.org to contact an attorney or Educational Consultant directly. Simply click "Get Legal Help" or "Get Educational Help" along the left-hand navigation menu and fill out the form.

HSLDA membership can save you money in many ways!

Your membership includes services that could cost you hundreds (or even thousands!) of dollars elsewhere—services like attorney consultation about any homeschool question, legal representation if your homeschool is taken to court, a 24/7 hotline for emergency legal assistance, one-on-one homeschool coaching, guidance preparing transcripts and college applications, and much more.

HSLDA offers specially negotiated discounts with outside vendors for travel, technology, curriculum, and more through our Member Savings program. Click here to start saving today!

Members get discounts on graduation supplies, books, and more at the HSLDA Store

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Have more questions?

Visit our FAQ page, or talk to a membership representative for helpful, friendly support!
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