Explore the concepts of family engagement and how to engage families experiencing homelessness. Learn to apply these strategies using real-life scenarios.
Learn the seven strategies to expedite enrollment into early childhood and school-age care services. Also, explore how to enhance participation and continuity of care for children experiencing homelessness.
Explore this tip sheet to learn about how homelessness impacts health and wellness. Learn how to identify and assess the needs of families experiencing homelessness and connect them to medical and dental homes.
Find out how to determine if a family's situation meets the federal definition of "homeless" for children and youth. Learn to use respectful, strengths-based strategies to learn more about a family's living situation.
Identifying and reaching families experiencing homelessness require planned and active efforts. They are also essential for children and families' access to early childhood and school-age child care programs. Learn how to identify and reach out to families experiencing homelessness. Discover local- and state-level partners you can connect with to enhance efforts in these areas.
Learn why it is important for professionals to understand the definition of "homeless children and youth," in their work with families. The definition is included in Section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act [42 U.S.C. § 11435a(2)].
In this overview, understand more about family homelessness.
Enhance your knowledge around family homelessness and discover the importance of the McKinney-Vento Homelessness Assistance Act's definition of homelessness as it refers to children and youth.
In this overview, learn more about family homelessness.
Join Joan Lunden as she looks at the dire state of homeless children and their struggles to get a basic education.