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McKinney Vento

Education Service Center, Region 20 Homeless Education is a program designed to provide training and technical assistance to school districts on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and proper identification of homeless students. The ESC-20 Homeless Education Program facilitates collaboration between schools and community agencies to ensure that the identified homeless students receive necessary services.

 

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McKinney-Vento Act

McKinney-Vento Liaisons

All Local Education Agenices (LEAs) are required to designate an appropriate staff member as their local homeless education liaison. The liaison assists with ensuring that children in homeless situations are identified as homeless, are enrolled in school, and are receiving the educational services for which they are eligible.
A list of the homeless liaisons at LEAs in the Region 20 area can be found on the Texas Homeless Education Office website.

McKinney-Vento List Serve

To subscribe to this group, send email to subscribe@esc20.info with the term “Group-Homeless” in the body of the message.

To unsubscribe from this group, send email to homeless+unsubscribe@esc20.info from the e-mail account you’d like removed. A confirmation of successful removal will follow.

Resources

Posters for Parents

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Posters for School-Aged Youth

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The websites listed below provide additional information about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. 
 
National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)
http://center.serve.org/nche/

National Coalition for Homeless
http://www.nationalhomeless.org

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
http://www.naehcy.org/

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
http://www.nlchp.org

Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO)
http://www.theotx.org./

Texas Homeless Network (THN)
http://www.thn.org/

 

24-Hour Hotlines and Help
https://www.1in5minds.org/find-help/24-hour-hotlines-and-help

The websites listed below provide community resources for families/individuals experiencing homelessness. 
 
SARAH Homeless Resource Guide for San Antonio and Bexar County
http://www.sarahomeless.org/


San Antonio Community Resource Directory (SACRD)

https://sacrd.org/directory/

Bexar County Mental Health Resource Guide
https://www.bexar.org/508/Community-Resources

San Antonio Food Bank
http://safoodbank.org/
210-337-3663

Haven for Hope
http://www.havenforhope.org
210-220-2100

St. Peter-St. Joseph Children's Home
http://www.stpjhome.org/
210-531-8555

The Children's Shelter
https://www.childrensshelter.org/
210-212-2500

SAMMinistries
https://www.samm.org/
210-979-6188

The Bridge Emergency Shelter
http://rmya.org/index.php/programs/the-bridge/
210-340-7933

Center for Health Care Services
http://www.chcsbc.org/
210-229-8139

San Antonio Metro Health
https://www.sanantonio.gov/health
210-207-8780

Rape Crises Center
http://www.rapecrisis.com/
210-349-7273

McKinney-Vento 201: Advanced Topics Documents

McKinney-Vento 201: Advanced Topics 1-18-17 Webinar Recording

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7126097967437908995

Contact:

Mandy Tyler,M.Ed., RD/LD
Educational Specialist
Coordinated School Health
(210) 370-5493

 

Larry Rodriguez
Consultant
School Safety
(210) 370-5616