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Berryessa Union School District

Berryessa Union School District

Homeless/McKinney-Vento/Foster Youth

McKinney-vento / homeless  assistance

McKinney-vento / homeless  assistance

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act)

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures that children who are considered homeless or in-transition have the same educational rights and protection as any other school children.

Eligibility - You or your child is considered homeless or in-transition if you do not live in a fixed, regular and adequate night-time residence, including:

  • Shared housing due to loss of housing

  • Living in cars, parks, sub-standard housing, hotels or motels

  • Primary night-time residence is a public or private place not designed for regular sleeping accommodations for a human being

  • Students awaiting foster care placement

  • Migratory children living in the above circumstances

Housing Questionnaire


District Contact:

Jennifer Diehl, Coordinator of Supplemental Programs

McKinney-Vento/Homeless & Foster Youth Liason



For more information and resources regarding homelessness visit the following websites:


National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

National Center on Homeless Education

National Network for Youth