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Homeless Services - Youth In Transition Resources

The Homeless Education Program is the result of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act signed into law in 1987. This act established protections for all homeless youth by removing barriers to enrollment and educational success, and established services that must be provided by schools. We strive to serve the identified students and families that are experiencing homelessness within our district.
Our staff work in collaboration with school personnel and community service agencies in an effort to maximize access to various educational, social, and enrichment programs which promote academic success and student achievement.
Rights of Eligible Homeless Youth


Students who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, which include:
  • Shared housing due to loss of housing or economic hardship
  • Living in cars, parks, RV parks, campsites, or similar locations
  • Living in a hotel or motel
  • Living in a homeless shelter or transitional housing
  • Living in a residence with inadequate facilities, e.g., no water, no heat, no electricity, no plumbing or infestation
  • Living in an encampment or on the street
  • Living in a shed or uncovered garage
  • Migratory children living in the above circumstances
  • Unaccompanied minors, i.e, youth and youth, not in the physical custody of a parent or court-appointed guardian
Homeless & Foster Youth Liaison
(831)796-7060 Ext. TBD
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Student residency questionnaire 

Student residency questionnaire 

Filling out this form helps determine the services students may be eligible to receive under the McKinney-Vento Act 42 U.S.C. 11435.