Homeless

  • McKinney-Vento Homeless


    Contact: Donna Knight 972-617-4658

    Who is Homeless?

    The term "homeless children and youth"

    (A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence...; and

    (B) includes:

    (i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason: are living motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters;are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting permanent foster care placement.

    (ii) 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.

    (iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similarly setting; and

    (iv) migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

    Services provided consists of:

    • Free breakfast and lunch program
    • Uniform assistance
    • School supply assistance
    • Tutoring
    • Outside resource referrals

    Student & Family Services Office Hours:

    Monday-Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Located at:

    Acorn Community & Family Service Center
    101 Live Oak Street
    Red Oak, TX 75154