Homeless Student Assistance

​​​​​​(McKinney-Vento Act)​

Homeless? In transition? Let us connect you with the support to keep your education on track. Hardships happen, and the M​cKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, a federal law, ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. Our district-appointed liaisons are here to facilitate, locate and assist our families and students who find themselves needing support during these difficult moments to continue receiving the highest standards of education.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Do You...

Under the McKin​ney-Vento Act you have a right to an education without barriers, which means you can:

  • Receive a free public education
  • Enroll in school immediately, even if you lack documents normally required for enrollment
  • Attend classes while the school gathers your missing documents
  • Enroll in the school closest to you or the school you were last enrolled in (school of origin), even if you have been forced to relocate
  • Receive transportation to and from your school of origin
  • Receive all the same educational services other students receive, even if you can't pay
  • Participate in before and after school programs
  • Receive counseling
  • Receive free breakfast and lunch
  • Participate in special education, bilingual vocational and gifted programs as qualified
  • Receive school supplies
  • Receive extra academic support through Title I funding
  • Receive evaluation for any disablities

Get covered in 3 simple step​s

  1. CONTACT THE MCKINNEY VENTO OFFICE​
    ...to identify your enrollment options
  2. COMPLETE THE HOUSING QUESTIONNAIRE​
  3. TALK TO YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR
    ...your school counselor will complete an intake form which will identify your student's needs and any community resources available to you