McKinney-Vento "Families Living in Transition" Program

  • Individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence are considered to be living in transition.  The program includes school-age children who have a nighttime residence that is: shared with another family, a shelter, motel or hotel, transitional housing, trailer park, campground, makeshift arrangements in someone's home or a place not designed for human accommodations.


     
     

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  • Message to Our Families:

    SHRA Waitlist
    NOW OPEN!

    The Housing Voucher Program waitlist (formerly Section 8) will open for 2 weeks beginning tomorrow, 1/12/22 at 8:00 am through 1/26/22. Waiting list preferences are given to households who 1) are homeless or rent burdened, 2) have a family member who is a veteran, 3) have a family member who is disabled and 4) live or work in Sacramento County.

    SHRA Waitlist Click Here

    Sacramento Emergency Rental Assistance

    Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is offering emergency rent and utilities assistance for renters living anywhere in Sacramento County who have experienced a reduction in household income or other financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Eligible applicants can receive up to 15 months of assistance for past rent and utilities owed.

    Go HERE to review the flyers.

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  • Goals

    • Identify students who are in transition/homeless
    • Assist in immediate enrollment
    • Remove Barriers to education and extra curricular activities
    • Inform students/staff and school sites of Educational Rights
    • Provide resources in and out of school district
    • Outreach to District and staff and Community for Increased awareness and collaboration

     

    Rights of Students

    • Immediate Enrollment
    • Rights to School of Origin/Feeder School
      • A Homeless Child or Youth that Becomes Permanently Housed During a School Year Continues to Remain Eligible for Title I and McKinney Vento Services for the Remainder of that School Year
    • Transportation
    • Homeless Liaison Support
    • Removal of all Barriers to FAPE, Enrollment and Extra Curricular Activities
    • Enrollment without normally required documents such as:
      • Proof of Residency
      • Immunization Records
      • School Records
      • Legal Guardianship papers 
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Last Modified on January 11, 2022