McKinney Vento Homeless Act

McKinney-Vento Act definition of homeless:  "Homeless children and youths" as individuals who lack fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Service

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

For more information please visit the PDE website on Homeless Education and Pennsylvania's Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program.

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