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Homelessness and Residency

Services for Families in Transition/Homeless Students
A homeless student is one who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. This includes students who are staying in transitional or emergency shelters, campgrounds, or motels; sharing housing with other families due to a loss of housing or an inability to afford housing; abandoned in a hospital, staying in a substandard housing or living in places not ordinarily used for sleeping.  


Homeless students are automatically eligible to participate in the school meals program, instructional services through Title I, and other district services intended to support academic success such as tutoring and transportation to the school of best interest. 

Services Include

  1. ·     *Services available to students and their families so that every child achieves to their potential.
  2. ·       *Immediate enrollment in school and removal of barriers to enrollment and
  3. ·         *Transportation to and from school. 
  4. ·         *School supplies, backpacks, etc.

 

Ways to Help:

    *Participate in back-to-school efforts and holiday giving.

    *Contact the principal at your neighborhood school to identify school needs.

·         *Partner with community organizations to serve homeless families.

·         *Advocate for affordable housing in our community.

·         *Spread the word about educational rights for homeless students.

·         *Become mentors for homeless children and youth 

        

 St. Charles County School District Homeless Liaisons


Fort Zumwalt School District
Dee Dee Boyle, Homeless Coordinator

Jeremy Moore, Assistant Superintendent Student Services 
555 East Terra Lane, O’Fallon, MO  63366
636-240-2072

 

Francis Howell School District
Dr. Jennifer Patterson, Homeless Coordinator
4545 Central School Road, St. Charles, MO  63304
636-851-4076


Orchard Farm R-V School District
Melissa Daniel, Director of Student Services
3489 Boschertown Rd., St. Charles, MO  63301
636-925-5400


City of St. Charles School District
Juliet McClard, Homeless Coordinator
400 N. Sixth Street, St. Charles, MO  63301
636-443-4000


Wentzville School District
John Schulte, Homeless Coordinator
Asst. Superintendent Administrative Services
1 Campus Drive, Wentzville, MO  63385
636-327-3800


Legal Rights And Advocacy
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Jennifer Heggemann, Director of Social Services
314-534-4200, ext. 1248


Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Donna Cash
State Homeless and Even Start Coordinator
Federal Discretionary Grant
P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson St., Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
573-522-8763 / fax:  573-526-6698