McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

​The MCOE McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Grant will include the following activities:

  • Identification of homeless children/youth/families in need in Marin County
    • Contact information for the district liaisons for homeless youth
    • Marin County Homeless Advisory Group
    • Marin County Community Resource Guide
  • Coordination of services to families by assisting families with regulations, their rights and support available to them such as transportation, academics and tutoring. The following links are four posters for you to display:
    • Information for School-Aged Youth  English  /  Spanish
    • Information for Parents  English  /  Spanish
    • Marin County Information for School-Aged Youth
    • Marin County Information for Parents
  • Assistance to schools with program legal requirements
  • Implementation of training programs for administrative, instructional and clerical staff addressing program requirements, student identification, enrollment procedures and providing student support services
    • Contact Deborah Hemphill to Schedule Awareness/Information Workshop on Site
    • Homeless/Foster Youth Services Grant Awareness/Information Meeting – September 26, 2011
    • Marin County Foster Youth/Homeless Grant Advisory Group Meeting Dates 2010-2011
    • View Training Presentation
  • Coordination and assistance in funding transportation services
  • Website Resources
    • NCLB Implementation and Coordination, contact Leanne Wheeler at (916) 319-0383 or 1-866-856-821
    • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, contact Barbara Duffield at (202) 364-7392.
    • National Center for Homeless Education, contact Diana Bowman at 1-800-308-2145 (Homeless Education Hotline)
    • National Law Center on Homeless and Poverty, contact Joy Moses at (206) 638-2535
    • National Network for Youth
  • In Their Own Voices, Homeless in America – videotape available to check out for viewing 

For further information contact:
Lisa Schwartz, Marin County Office of Education Homeless Liaison  415-499-5804