Homeless Information

Any homeless child shall be immediately admitted, even if the child or child's parents/guardian is unable to produce records normally required for enrollment.

The term "homeless children and youth" means:

A.  Individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence and includes
B.  1.  Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason (commonly referred to as "doubled up"); are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; those awaiting foster care placement or children displaced by a natural disaster (case-by-case basis).
      2.  Children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not disignated for ordinary use as regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;
      3.  Children and youth who are living in cares, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings, and;
      4.  Migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses 1 through 3.  

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Determining Homeless Eligibility

Sixteen Services for Homeless
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