Determining Eligibility as an Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

This template guides liaisons through a series of questions and possible situtations to determine whether the student is eligible as unaccompanied homeless youth under the McKinney-Vento Act. If you are still unsure of the proper identification in a specific case, please feel free to contact Project HOPE-Virgina.

UHY Determination Template [pdf]

Developed by M. Gay Thomas, MSW Coordinator School Social Work Services, Homeless Liaisons, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Resources

OELA webinar on service to unaccompanied children and youth (under internal resources)

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