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HSLDA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt, religious, membership organization that advocates for homeschooling, defends the civil rights of homeschoolers, and provides assistance to homeschoolers in hard times. We are governed by a board and no profits inure to the benefit of any employees or board members. Membership dues are not tax-deductible, but as a 501(c)(3), we are able to receive tax-deductible donations. Learn more about HSLDA here.

Yes. HSLDA’s leaders, directors, and employees are Christians who seek to honor God by providing the very highest levels of service in defending homeschool freedom and equipping homeschoolers. And because of our beliefs, we want every family to have the freedom to direct their children’s education, no matter their background or religious affiliation. Therefore, we do not make religious beliefs a condition of membership or any other service we offer. You can learn more about HSLDA here.

Anyone may join HSLDA to support our advocacy for advancing homeschool freedom and get access to our member benefits—such as one-on-one educational consulting, state-specific legal forms, and member discounts.

Our legal services are not guaranteed to members in every case. If you have specific questions about the cases we assist with, check out our Legal Support FAQs.

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.


Abby Ryan

Abby is a freelance writer and artist who handles nonmember inquiries about homeschooling and creates social media content for HSLDA.

Alessandra Gugliotti

Alessandra writes content for HSLDA's website. She's a journalist in training at Patrick Henry College and is passionate about telling true, compelling stories.

Yalitza Vesco

Yalitza serves as a legal assistant at HSLDA and assists Spanish-speaking members in all states. She is passionate about defending the freedom of parents to raise and educate their children.



HSLDA Helps Homeschool Graduate Into Taiwanese University

A homeschool graduate from North Carolina was refused admission by a university in Taiwan because officials just didn’t know about homeschooling. After they asked HSLDA to explain, things changed for the better.

Anna Lorrig

Anna is a homeschool grad and HSLDA’s Social Media Manager. In her off-time, when she is not reading or working on various craft projects, she can often be found daydreaming about Montana mountains and new places to see.

You Can Homeschool Through High School!

Learn about homeschooling through high school, transcripts, dual-enrollment, accreditation, creating a 4-year plan, and more from HSLDA Senior Counsel Mike Donnelly, HSLDA Director of Group Services Darren Jones, and an HSLDA High School Consultant.

Am I Qualified to Homeschool?

Wondering if you are qualified to homeschool, what personalized home education can look like, and what to do about more challenging subjects? Join an HSLDA consultant and HSLDA Staff Attorney as they answer these questions.

Two Days, Two Challenges

HSLDA is first and foremost about defending the freedom of parents to teach their children at home. From the beginning, we’ve worked to protect the privacy of the home, and we’re still working to protect that right today.

A Unit Study Educational Approach

What exactly is a unit study? Learn about this educational approach from homeschool mom and HSLDA Educational Consultant Director Heather Frommack!