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Homeless Education Services

The Homeless Children’s Initiative helps homeless children and youth access Pennsylvania’s Public schools by removing barriers to a free and appropriate public education and continue as uninterrupted as possible while he or she is homeless.




Definitions of Homelessness:


A child is considered homeless if he or she is living with or without a parent:

  • In a homeless or domestic violence shelter
  • In a public or private place not designated as regular sleeping accommodations, such as a vehicle, park, hotel or campground
  • With relatives or friends due to lack of housing
  • Outside of his or her home as a runaway or because he/she has been forced out of the home
  • In a house for unwed mothers with no other options for living accommodations
  • In any of the situations listed above as a child of a migrant family


If you have any questions please call:

Dr. Michele Miller
Homeless Liaison
814-665-8297, ext 3206
Mark Eisert,
Jun 1, 2017, 10:19 AM
Mark Eisert,
Jun 1, 2017, 10:18 AM
Mark Eisert,
Apr 13, 2015, 7:59 AM