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McKinney Vento Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness

The purpose of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Program is to ensure that all children and youth, including preschoolers, have equal access to the same free and appropriate public education as non-homeless children and youth.

The McKinney-Vento law says that homelessness includes individuals who do not have a fixed, regular and adequate home because they have lost their own home. This includes:  

  • Individuals who have lost their own home, suffering financial hardship or similar reason; 
  • Individuals who are sharing the housing of others; 
  • Individuals who are living in hotels or motels or in campgrounds or trailer parks that are not viewed as year-round homes because they do not have accommodations, such as heat or running water; 
  • Individuals who are living in emergency shelters or who have been abandoned in hospitals; and 
  • ​Individuals who are living in cars, parks or public spaces.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please reach out to the district homeless liaison:

Lindsey Gregg