What is McKinney-Vento, exactly?
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is a homeless assistance program and federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. McKinney-Vento provides federal funding to states for the purpose of supporting district programs that serve homeless students.
For more information on the National Center for Homeless Education and McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, visit the website for the National Center for Homeless Education.
A student is eligible for McKinney-Vento assistance because of:
Eligible Students have the right to:
Automatically eligible families do not have to fill out any paperwork.
Learn about homeless teens in Pima County and find out what you can do to identify them and assist them. Tucson Unified partners with Youth On Their Own (YOTO) to bring this critical issue to light.
HEART Administrative Assistant
Foster/Guardianship Student Liaison
McKinney-Vento School Community Services
Director of Family Resource Centers