• The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

    The McKinney-Vento Education Assistance Act is a federal law that provides services to families and unaccompanied youth that live in a temporary situation due to loss of housing.

    Eligibility for services

    • Living in shared housing due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason.
    • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, cars, substandard housing, abandoned buildings, and/or campgrounds
    • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
    • Being an unaccompanied youth (not living with a parent or guardian) living in a temporary situation
    • Being a migratory child who is living in any of the above circumstances

    Services provided to homeless families include

    • Free school meals•Immediate enrollment in school
    • As needed transportation to campuses
    • School supplies
    • Other services

    We connect families with local resources in our areas

    • Food pantries
    • Shelters, churches and faith-based organizations
    • 211 services