The Homeless Services program supports the enrollment, attendance and achievement of homeless students to ensure they receive equal access to educational opportunities. Specific services include assistance in the following areas: school enrollment and attendance support services, records retrieval, school and hygiene supplies, health/immunization referrals, shelter/housing and community referrals, and education support services under McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act: Education for Homeless Children and Youths.
Monica McRho, Homeless Program Coordinator
Parker Family Resource Center & Homeless Services
Definition of Homeless Students
Students who have lost their permanent housing are defined as homeless when they lack a fixed, permanent, and adequate nighttime residence. This may include shelters, transitional housing programs, temporary housing, motel/hotels, cars and travel trailers, the street or other public places, or living in places not suitable for or normally used as a nighttime residence, etc. See additional information in the Summary of Rights for Homeless Students linked below.
Enrollment of Homeless Students
Students have special school and enrollment rights under the law. See additional information in the Summary of Rights for Homeless Students linked below.
Please contact our office for information on additional student rights and services.