Homeless Student

Information and Resources

McKinney-Vento Act Information

Evant ISD is committed to guaranteeing the education of students in need. As a part of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, EISD ensures the educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. 

Homelessness is defined as:

  • lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence
  • children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reasons
  • children or youth living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations
  • children or youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;
  • children who are living in emergency or transitional shelters
  • children who are abandoned in hospitals
  • children who are are awaiting foster care placement
  • children or youth living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings.

Resources for Local Homeless Students:


| or Call: 250-744-4357

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