Students in Temporary Housing
The Office of Community Schools helps promote resources targeted towards students in temporary housing. Click on one of the subject areas below to learn more about how you can support your students.
Did you know?
1 in 10 children in New York City have experienced homelessness
The Floating Hospital: Healthcare for your Families in Temporary Housing
The Floating Hospital provides medical, dental, and mental health services to all families in temporary housing, even if they are unable to pay or are undocumented. They are also offering healthcare workshops for your students, parents and staff on a variety of different topics.
Refer your families in temporary housing TODAY, starting with this referral form.
See also their 2018 Back to School Guide for more resources and information.
If you have any questions, or if you are interested in learning more, reach out to Genaro Rivera at email@example.com.
Fundraising through Donors Choose
ALL Community Schools are invited to participate in Donors Choose. This is a site where you can register your wish list or desired items for your students, and donors can contribute these items directly to your school.
Please note: while Donors Choose indicates that teachers can sign up, anyone at your school -- Community School Director, DOE, or CBO staff -- can sign up!
Please visit their website to set up your page! You can also read information on how you qualify, and helpful tips in setting up your page.
Learn about McKinney-Vento and read recent articles and reports pertaining to our efforts
Learn how you can connect with shelter staff to best support your students living in shelter
Access health and wellness resources from which students in temporary housing can benefit