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
How to get started:
Complete the online form below for the current school year, or contact your School Liaison, Counselor or District Liaison for additional assistance. 

McKinney Vento Liaisons