Homeless Children and Youth

Homeless Children and Youth are guaranteed the following:

  • The right to immediate enrollment in school, even if lacking paperwork normally required for enrollment.
  • The right to attend school in his/her school of origin (if this is requested by the parent and is feasible) or in the school in the attendance area where the family or youth is currently residing.
  • Automatic eligibility for any nutrition services available at the school.
  • The right to receive transportation to his/her school of origin, if this is requested by the parent and is feasible.
  • The right to services comparable to those received by housed schoolmates, including transportation and supplemental educational services.
  • The right to attend school along with children not experiencing homelessness. Segregation based on a student's status as homeless is strictly prohibited.
Mail Application for Birth Record

Texas Homeless Network

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

National Center for Homeless Education

Community Resources

McKinney Vento Liasion: Brooke Brock 903-677-6907

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