• Eligibility

    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act makes certain provisions available for homeless students, and defines homelessness as lacking “a fixed, regular, or adequate nighttime residence.” A student is considered homeless if he/she lacks any one of these three and lives…

    • in a shelter
    • in a motel
    • in a car, park, bus station, or other public space
    • in a campground or substandard house or trailer (no utilities, open to outside elements, pest infestation)
    • doubled-up with another family on a temporary basis due to loss of housing
    • as a youth unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian