~ McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The School District, in accordance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, will ensure that homeless children and youth in transition have access to a free and appropriate public education, including preschool, and be given a full opportunity to participate in state and District-wide assessments and accountability systems.  A student may be considered eligible for services if he/she is presently living:

In temporary shared housing, a shelter, or transitional living program;

In a hotel/motel, campground, or similar situation due to lack of alternatives;

At a bus station, park, car, or abandoned building; or

The Board of Education has designated Jess Jose as the School District’s Coordinator under the Homeless Assistance Act.  For questions or assistance, please contact Jess Jose at at josej@slcs.us or 248-573-8132 or visit the CITA Department at 345 South Warren Street, South Lyon MI 48178 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.