• McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
    Education for Homeless Children and Youth


    The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Act ensures the immediate enrollment, school stability, and academic support needed to increase the educational success of homeless children and youths.

    It defines homeless children and youths to be those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. 

    If you have school or preschool aged children or you are a youth not in the custody of a parent/guardian and are experiencing homelessness, please contact one of the persons listed below for assistance:

    Julie O’Malley
    Lower Moreland School District Homeless Liaison
    2551 Murray Avenue
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    Phone: (215) 938-7426

    Michelle Connor
    Region 8 Homeless Coordinator
    (Bucks, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties) 
    215-348-2940 ext 1361 

    Sheldon Winnick
    State Coordinator Pennsylvania Department of Education
    Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program
    333 Market Street, 5th Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
    (717) 783-6466


    Additional Resources

    211 - 211 provides callers with information about and referrals to social services for every day needs and in times of crisis.  
    Phone: 211

    Foodfinder.us - a nonprofit website and app (for iOS or Android) that offers the location and contact information of more than 40,000 food pantries and similar food programs across the country


Last Modified on January 4, 2022