Homeless Youth Program

Tina Porter, LCSW, PPSC
District Social Worker
Foster and Homeless Youth Liaison

E-Mail: foster.homelessyouthliaison@abcusd.us

Youth experiencing homelessness have educational rights and protections under the McKinney-Vento Assistance Act*. Students are eligible if they do not have an "adequate, fixed, or regular" nighttime accommodation. Homeless Youth Liaisons to provide support and services to youth and families with housing instability. Reach out to the Homeless Youth Liaison at your school for resources and services.

 Housing and Shelter
Resources for Students and Families

The Whole Child

Family Solutions Center
LA Service Area 7

TAY: Transition-Aged Youth (18-25)
LA Service Area 7

Youth ages 12-17 in crisis

*As defined by Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq.)