Interactive Learning Series: Supporting Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness
Want to enhance your knowledge around family homelessness and the McKinney-Vento Act? This series from Office of Head Start’s Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (OHS ECLKC) is designed to help Head Start and other early childhood care professionals learn how to identify families experiencing homelessness, conduct community outreach, and build relationships with families and providers.
The eight modules in the series are listed below. Each module takes approximately 30 minutes to work through and includes a certificate upon completion.
We also recommend these additional resources from OHS ECLKC:
Overview of Homelessness
Understanding the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act’s Definition of “Homelessness”
Identifying and Reaching out to Families Experiencing Homelessness
Building Relationships with Families
Understanding Family Homelessness
Determining a Family’s Homeless Situation
Enhancing Program Access and Participation for Children Experiencing Homelessness
Connecting with Community Partners
Partnering with Families Experiencing Homelessness Due to Domestic Violence