Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

  • McKinney-Vento Act definition of homeless:  "Homeless children and youths" as individuals who lack fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.
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  • Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Service
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  • If your family lives:
  • • In a shelter
  • • In a motel, hotel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation
  • • In a car, park, abandoned building or bus or train station
  • • Doubled-up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship
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  • For more information please refer to the brochure below or visit the Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homeless website for Region 3 at http://ecyeh.wikispaces.com/

    ECYEH Brochure 
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  • Carlisle Area School District's homeless liaison Mrs. Colleen Friend, Assistant Superintendent, may be reached via email at friendc@carlisleschools.org.