Homeless Info

PANTHER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

PROCEDURES FOR ENROLLMENT OF HOMELESS STUDENTS

 

When contact is received by the District’s Homeless Liaison from the Homeless Children’s Coordinator, school, shelter, etc., the following procedures will be followed:

  1.  The District Liaison will facilitate the student’s immediate enrollment in school;
    1. Contact the school administration/tech. dept. to list student as Homeless;
    2. Contact parent/shelter to discuss services;
    3. Arrange for transportation;
    4. Arrange for Title I, and all educational services (special ed., vo. tech, etc.;
    5. Provide free breakfast/lunch;

       

  2. When necessary, contact Regional Homeless Coordinator to determine if others services are required, i.e., medical, vouchers for clothing, food/supplies, housing, etc.

     

  3. Complete administrative responsibilities:
    1. Include student information on District Homeless list;
    2. Submit student listing with District Liaison’s signature to Food Service Liaison and Federal Programs Coordinator;
    3. Provide annual training to school personnel and review District policy on all aspects of homeless identification, services, procedures, etc.
    4. Submit monthly reports to the Regional Homeless Coordinator as well as annual reports as needed.