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Children & Families Experiencing Homelessness

Various crisis have caused hardships to many local families, leaving many in need of support for basic necessities, including food and affordable housing.  Help is available for families seeking shelter and for students who are attending school while their family is homeless and in transition. The definition of homelessness includes 

  • Sharing housing due to loss of housing, economic hardship or similar reason;
  • Living in hotels, motels, trailer parks (not deemed residential) or campgrounds due to a lack of alternative adequate housing;
  • Living in emergency or transitional shelters;
  • Abandoned in hospitals;
  • Living in a public or private place not designated for or typically used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;
  • Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar places.

Click here for more information on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

Please contact Dawn Fleming-Kendall, Director of Pupil Services, if you are in need of assistance at 440-834-3380 ext. 2108 or