Homelessness

  • Homeless Services and Resources

    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act defines “homeless children and youth” as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.  Anyone who, lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence may live in the following:  In emergency or transitional shelters;  In motels, hotels, campgrounds, abandoned in hospitals, or awaiting foster care;  In cars, parks, public places, bus or train stations, or abandoned buildings;  Doubled up with relatives or friends;  Unaccompanied Youth: Who is not living with a parent or guardian and are living in a homeless situation;  Migratory children living in these conditions.

    Click here for more information on services and resources that the West Ada School District can offer.

    If your family is experiencing homeless as defined above, please contact Lynette Fogg(School Counselor) at 208-350-4183 or e-mail Fogg.Lynette@westada.org.