Students Experiencing Homelessness

How can McKinney-Vento help you?
  • Enroll and attend school immediately, even if you lack documents normally required for enrollment
  • 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
  • Participate in before and after school programs
  • Receive counseling
  • Receive free breakfast and lunch
  • Receive school supplies
This is not an exhaustive list, funds are available to help eliminate barriers and promote academic success. Ask your School Liaison/Counselor for additional information.
Who qualifies for McKinney-Vento?
Children and youth:
  • Sharing housing due to loss of housing, economic hardship or a similar reason
  • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camp grounds
  • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
  • Abandoned in hospitals
  • Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations
  • Migratory children and youth living in any of the above situations
Need additional support? Contact:
School Counselor
Contact school main office
Kristen Smith, District McKinney-Vento Liaison
(253) 298-3077 |
Washington State McKinney-Vento Program Supervisor
(360) 725-6505 |

23-24 McKinney-Vento Housing Questionnaire

23-24 Cuestinario Sobre la Vividenda del Estudiante

*Check back in mid-August for the 24-25 Housing Questionnaire

McKinney-Vento Liaisons