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Homeless Children & Youth Services

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Definition of Homeless Students:

The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This definition also includes:

  • Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason
  • Children and youth who may be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, shelters
  • Children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings
  • Children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings, or
  • Migratory children who qualify as homeless because they are children who are living in similar circumstances listed above

Homeless Education Liaisons Contact Information

Keely Antoni

Special Ed. Director
Kelseyville USD
4410 Konocti Road
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4435

Ana Santana

Healthy Start Program Director
Lake County Liaison for Homeless Education

1152 S. Main Street
Lakeport, CA  95453
(707) 279-4435 | (707) 263-4153

Leanne Wheeler

State Coordinator
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA  95814
1 (866) 856-8214

Resources for Homeless Children and Youth

  • "You can Enroll in School" Posters information regarding school enrollment which is guaranteed by Federal and State Law regardless of housing.
    English | Spanish

Homeless Enrollment Information Forms:

  • Housing Questionnaire
  • Declaration for Missing Enrollment Documentation Form
    English | Spanish
  • Shared Residence Affidavit
    English | Spanish
  • Student Services Questionnaire
    English | Spanish
  • County of Lake, Lake Co. Public Health Application for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
    English | Spanish
  • CDPH Affidavit of Homeless Status for Fee Exempt Certified Copy of Birth Certificate

Additional Resources

Upcoming Events

May 20

Early Dismissal Monday

All Day Event

May 20

State Testing

Start: May 20, 2024 End: May 31, 2024

Multi-Day Event

May 21

Regular Board Meeting

6:15 PM - 8:15 PM

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