• Mission

    Families in Transition endeavors to execute the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which aims to safeguard the educational rights and welfare of children and youth who are homeless.

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  • Mckinney-Vento Homeless Education Act


    What is McKinney-Vento? The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act Is a homeless assistance program, and federal law, that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth.

    The McKinney-Vento Education Assistance Act is a federal law providing educational rights and protection for students experiencing homelessness. The Act ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. For more detailed information National Center for Homeless Education.


    Definition of "Homeless Youth" & "Unaccompanied Homeless Youth" Under McKinney-Vento


    • “Homeless” is defined as “Youth lacking a fixed, adequate, regular nighttime residence.” 
    • Unaccompanied Homeless Youth are students who are not in the care of their parents or legal guardians.  


    What situations fit this definition? 

    • Living in a shelter. ( domestic violence, youth shelter, or transitional living program)
    • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or awaiting foster care placement.
    • Sharing housing (doubled-up) with other people due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; "couch-surfing"; facing eviction.
    • In an abandoned building, in a car, at a campground, or on the streets.
    • Youth living on their own without a parent or legal guardian.


  • If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others, contact 911.


    Winter Wonderland

    We would like to thank the following for helping bring smiles to our students during our Winter Wonderland event- SUSD Staff, Tree House, Kids Care Dental, and Visionary Home Builders.  With your donations, our students had a Merry Christmas.

    Thanks so much for your support and donations!





  • Please come in for Re-Certification for the 2023-2024 school year.