Overview of Family Homelessness

Explore this overview of family homelessness and learn why it is important for professionals to understand the definition of “homeless children and youth.” It is included in Section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act [42 U.S.C. § 11435a(2)]. 

This resource is part of a series designed for professionals in Head Start, Early Head Start and child care, including early childhood and school-age child care providers, Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agency (or designated entity) staff; and other key stakeholders.


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Family Engagement and School Readiness
PFCE Framework/Family Engagement Outcomes
Relationship-Based Practice
Supports and Services for Families
Relationship-Based Practice
Prioritizing Vulnerable Children and Families
Families Experiencing Homelessness
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