Family Support & Well-being

FAQs About Serving Families Experiencing Homelessness

A stylized outline of a house with the OHS logo inside and an adult and child ready to go inside.Explore the Office of Head Start's answers to common questions about serving families experiencing homelessness. Use the Supporting Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness interactive modules to learn more on this topic. Specific modules are highlighted in the FAQs below.

Understanding Eligibility Under McKinney-Vento

Recruitment, Selection, and Enrollment

Family Engagement

Eligibility Verification

Family and Community Partnerships

Data and Reporting

Professional Development for Staff