Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

McKinney-Vento Act definition of homeless: "Homeless children and youths" are individuals who lack fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Service

If your family lives:
• In a shelter
• In a motel, hotel, or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation
• In a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train station
• Doubled-up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship

For more information please refer to this brochure or visit the Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homeless website for Region 3.

South Middleton School District's homeless liaison Mrs. Kimberly Spisak may be reached via email at