Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness

  • The Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness program works with local school districts to support homeless youth in Allegheny County.


    The main objectives of the Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness program are:

    • Inform local school districts of their responsibilities to homeless children and youth

    • Increase awareness about the needs of homeless children

    • Identify and overcome possible educational barriers

    • Explain current legislation and policies

    • Provide practical tips for working with homeless children 
  • The AIU's Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH) program serves the following counties:

    • Allegheny
    • Beaver
    • Bedford
    • Fayette
    • Fulton
    • Greene
    • Somerset
    • Washington
    • Westmoreland 

    If you have any questions, please contact Sara Salopek
    at 412-394-5936