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Homeless and Foster Education

According To The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, You Are Homeless If You Live:

  • In a shelter (family, domestic violence, or youth shelter or transitional living program)
  • In a motel, hotel, or weekly rate housing
  • In shared housing with more than one family because of economic hardship, financial necessity or loss
  • In an abandoned building, in a car, at a campground, or on the street
  • In substandard housing (without electricity, water, or heat)
  • With friends or family because you are a runaway or an unaccompanied youth

Key Information and Rights

  • Immediate Enrollment
  • Free/Reduced Meals
  • Remove Barriers to Education
  • Provide School Support Service Referrals
CUSD McKinney-Vento/Homeless Education and Foster Youth liaison:
Nicole Leveille, [email protected]  
Additional information and resources: Sonoma County Office of Education/Homeless Education
See additional information regarding the rights, protections, and resources for the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

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