McKinney-Vento/Homeless And Fostercare Services

McKinney-Vento Homeless Services and Foster Care Services

Contact: Mrs. Melissa Lane
Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
Office: 810-591-4711            Email:

Who Qualifies for McKinney-Vento Homeless Services?

Homeless children and youth are defined as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, and include those who meet any of the following criteria:

A. share the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason

B. live in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to a lack of alternative adequate accommodations

C. live in emergency or transitional shelters

D. are abandoned in hospitals

E. are awaiting foster care placement

F. 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, or

G. live in a car, park, public space, abandoned building, substandard housing, bus or train station, or similar setting

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