• McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance


    Purpose of the program:


    The program goals are to:

    • Ensure a stable education experience for homeless and highly mobile students
    • Provide support services to overcome barriers to learning
    • Positively impact students’ academic achievement
    • Engage parents and guardians with their child’s education


    Students Served:

    • Individuals aged 4-21 who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence
    • Children and youth who are sharing housing of other persons due to loss of housing due to economic hardship, are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks or camping grounds due to lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement
    • Children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human being
    • Children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings
    • Migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because they are living in circumstances described above

     Services provided consist of:

    • Free Breakfast and Lunch Program
    • Uniform assistance
    • School Supply assistance
    • Tutoring
    • Outside resource referrals

    Contact Information

    Debra Lee Liaison to the Homeless

    Liz Stephens Administrative Assistant

    PH 318-256-9228

    Related Documents:

    McKinney-Vento Referral Form

    http://homeless.center-school.org/providers/290/mckinney-vento-referral.pdf