Homeless Eligibility and Enrollment


Students who lack a “fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence” are considered homeless. This may include the following living situations:

  • Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship or other similar reason
  • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks or campgrounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations
  • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
  • Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or other similar settings (public or private) that are not designed for regular sleeping accommodations for human beings
  • Homeless Unaccompanied youth (children/youth who are homeless and not in the physical custody of a parent/guardian)
    Abandoned in hospitals