• Homeless Services (McKinney-Vento)

    Who is considered eligible for homeless assistance and services?

    Any child or youth who lacks a fixed, regular or adequate night-time residence is considered homeless and McKinney-Vento eligible for assistance and services. This includes temporarily sharing housing with others, living in bus or train stations, hotels, campgrounds, or similar settings.

    If you have a child who may qualify for assistance and would like more information, please contact our office at 509.573.7142, vela.javier@yakimaschools.org

    Additional information on education for homeless youth is available on the National Center for Homeless Education website.