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McKinney Vento – Homeless

McKinney Vento – Homeless

Need Help?  
Immediate housing and shelter assistance in Kent County - Call 211
The Bridge - Arbor Circle (Youth shelter)   616-451-3001
Kent County Health Clinics
National Runaway Safeline    1-800-RUN-AWAY
Mel Trotter Women & children's shelter
Youth?  Visit HQ  A youth drop in center
Nearest Food Pantry

Are you living.....?
In a shelter, car, park, abandoned building, campground, motel, bus/train station, or doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship?

Children attending grades K-12 have the right to....
 - receive a free, appropriate public education
 - enroll in school immediately, even if lacking documents that are normally required
 - enroll in the local school or continue at their school of origin (if feasible and  determined to be in the best interest of the student)
 - receive transportation to and from school of origin if needed and feasible
 - receive educational services comparable to other children, according to their needs
Kent ISD schools use this form to help identify students in homeless situation as required by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Improvements Act, 42 U.S.C. 11435.   Information that is given helps to determine the services that a student may be eligible to receive through our district/school Homeless Liaison.  
For more information, please contact Kelloggsville's Homeless Liaison, Ericka Scott - 538-7460

Kent ISD Coordinator - Casey Gordon  616-365-2337
MI State Coordinator - Pam Kies-Lowes 517-541-1162
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