If you believe your child(ren) may be determined homeless, please contact our district liaison at 952-975-7030.
Homelessness is defined according to federal law as:
42 U.S.C. § 103(a) (1) (2) of P.L. 100-77 (McKinney-Vento Education for Children and Youth who are Homeless):
A homeless individual is one who:
(A) Lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence and
(B) Includes Home Phone
Children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelter; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement;
Children and youths 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 (within the means of section 103(a)(2)(C));
Children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, sub-standard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings.