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Homeless Students

HOMELESS CHILDREN HAVE THE RIGHT TO A FREE, APPROPRIATE PUBLIC EDUCATION

(McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvements Act of 2001)

 

WHO IS CONSIDERED HOMLESS

Children or youth and their families living in a shelter, transitional housing, motel, vehicle, campground, on the street, or doubled-up with relatives or friends due to a lack of housing are considered homeless.

 

WHO CAN YOU CALL FOR ASSISTANCE

Chestnut Ridge School District’s Homeless Liaison- Matthew Voland. 814-839-4195x3104 mvoland@crlions.org

 

Homeless Regional Coordinator- Nicole Anderson Region 4 Coordinator Allegheny Intermediate Unit 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA 15120 412-394-5894 (office) • 412-295-5718 (cell)

 

RESOURCES

www.education.pa.gov/homeless.