What We Do

  • We minimize disruptions to education by addressing the PA Department of Education's Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program's top ten barriers to education. 

     

     

    Direct Services

    • School enrollment & placement
    • Emergency transportation
    • School supplies, uniforms & fees
    • Preschool support services
    • Summer enrichment programs 
    • Parent workshops & conferences
    • Agency referrals

     

    Capacity Building

    Building the skills of others to effectively address the needs of homeless children through a strong collaborative of:

    • Homeless liaisons from each of the 133 school districts in our area of service 
    • Shelter providers
    • Local universities through service-learning projects
    • Knowledgeable interns and tutors from local schools and universities
    • Presentations and trainings to raise awareness