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Housing Support

Homeless Liaison/McKinney-Vento Services

 If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact our center at (503) 353-5663 or complete the referral form. We will help you enroll in school and provide you with other resources through the Family Support Center.
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Jaalam Roberson

McKinney-Vento Liaison

(503) 353-5663 ext. 33782

Vincent Rininger

Student & Family Advocate

(503) 353-5663 ext. 33736

Nancy Saldivar

Student & Family Advocate

(503) 353-5663 ext. 37898

 

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Chris James, Oregon Dept. of Education

State Homeless Education Coordinator

503-947-5781

Educational Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness 

Students may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act if they live in any of the following situations:

  • In a shelter
  • In a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation
  • In a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train station
  • Doubled up (sharing the housing of others, whether relatives or friends, due to loss of housing, economic hardship, domestic violence or similar reason.)
  • Students who are unaccompanied (living w/o a parent or guardian) and are living in circumstances described above

  • Migrant students who qualify as homeless because the students are living in circumstances described above

Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Have the Right To:

  • Go to school, no matter where they live or how long that they have lived there 

  • Continue in the school that they last attended before becoming homeless 

  • Receive transportation to the school they last attended 

  • Enroll in school without giving a permanent address 

  • Enroll in & attend classes while the school arranges for the transfer of immunization records or any other documents required for enrollment

  • Receive free meals at school

Housing Resources:

Clackamas County:

Clackamas Coordinating Housing Access Line: 503-655-8575

Please call Clackamas County intake line to see what programs you are eligible for.  Call between 9am and 5pm Monday through Thursday and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 3 business days.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, please call Clackamas Women's Services 24 hr Crisis Line at (503) 654-2288 or Call to Safety (503)235-5333

Multnomah County:

  • Call 211 Info- 2-1-1 or (503) 222-5555

Washington County:

  • Call (503) 640-3263
  • 211 Info- 2-1-1 or (503) 222-5555