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Homeless 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 & Rights
  • Immediate Enrollment 

  • Free/Reduced Meals

  • Remove Barriers to Education

  • Provide School Support Service Referrals

CUSD McKinney-Vento/Homeless Education and Foster Youth liaison: Stephanie Alexander, alexanders@cusd.org

Additional information and resources:  Sonoma County Office of Education/Homeless Education

View additional information regarding the rights, protections, and resources for the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act 

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