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Auburn Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Each school’s Counselor/Principal is the first point of contact. The student/caregiver, or provider should ask for the McKinney-Vento Designee and inform them that they believe they are “McKinney-Vento eligible.”

What happens when I ask for help?
Each school’s Counselors and/or Principals meet with family/student or social agency representative and completes the interview form. The Counselor informs the principal of their situation; the principal sends an eligibility request to the Liaison. The Liaison alerts Nutrition, Transportation, and any other services needed to assure immediate access.

Bellevue Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation,nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Enumclaw Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor. They will assess the family’s living situation and inform the District Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation,nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Federal Way Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor. They will assess the family’s living situation and inform the District Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation,nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Highine Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?

For   new students, families can self-identify on the McKinney-Vento Residency Section on the enrollment form. When they self- identify, they are directed to the McKinney-Vento Designee in the school in order to confirm eligibility and determine needed services such a transportation, school supplies and other school related fees.

Every school has a McKinney-Vento Designee   and they are elementary counselors, registrars, social workers, or attendance staff. The Designee is responsible for identifying eligible students, filling out the interview form and transportation form if needed and sending these forms to the McKinney-Vento Liaison or McKinney-Vento Family Support Worker.  Parents and Guardians, caregivers, students, and agency providers can contact the school designee to determine eligibility.

Families who come to the Family Center at the district office for program assistance, can be identified as McKinney-Vento eligible by Family Center staff.  The McKinney-Vento Liaison and Family Support Worker receive calls regarding eligibility, transportation and other services.

An Annual Student Housing Questionnaire is sent home with every student in the district so families can self-identify as McKinney-Vento.  Follow-up is provided for families who self-identify as McKinney-Vento.

What happens when I ask for help?
The school designee is responsible for filling out the McKinney-Vento interview form and request for transportation if needed. If  services are identified such a need for school supplies, school fees, referral to social services , the student and family are referred to the school social worker in the student’s school for assistance.    The McKinney-Vento Family Support Worker provides families with information on services within the community as well as resolves issues regarding school placement and transportation.

Issaquah Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation,nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Kent Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Families may be identified through several contact points. Most often: secretaries, counselors, administrators and teachers. The student/caregiver, or provider should ask for the McKinney-Vento Designee and inform them that they believe they are “McKinney-Vento eligible.”

What happens when I ask for help?
Liz Gongora Knight is the District McKinney-Vento Liaison Assistant. She reviews the information, checks for siblings, and coordinates resources needed for continued support, including transportation, special education, community support, nutrition, and basic needs.

Lake Washington Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?

Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.
What happens when I ask for help?

Students/families complete a residency form at the school site with trained school counselors. The counselors inform the district Homeless Liaison, who coordinates needed resources.

Mercer Island Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor or the MIYFS Counselors at the Middle and High Schools, or with Food Services personnel at any of the schools. The student/caregiver, or provider should ask for the McKinney-Vento Designee and inform them that they believe they are “McKinney-Vento eligible.”

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation,nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Northshore Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Nurse. They will assess the family’s living situation and inform the District Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
Students/families complete a residency form at the school site with trained school counselors. The counselors inform the District Homeless Liaison, who coordinates needed resources.

Renton Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Families may be identified through several contact points. Most often: family support workers, secretaries, counselors, administrators and teachers. The student/caregiver, or provider should ask for the McKinney-Vento Designee and inform them that they believe they are “McKinney-Vento eligible.”

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Riverview Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Seattle Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
Enrolling students complete a residency form at the school front office; counseling staff are trained to support families who may qualify. The Liaison coordinates and monitors students to assure continued support.

Shoreline Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Skykomish Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor. They will assess the family’s living situation and inform the District Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
Enrolling students complete a residency form at the school front office; counseling staff are trained to support families who may qualify. The Liaison coordinates and monitors students to assure continued support.

Tahoma Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor. They will assess the family’s living situation and inform the District Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Tukwila Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Contact your student’s school Counselor or Social Worker. They will assess the family’s situation and inform the district Liaison to determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
Depending on the living situation and location, the District Homeless Liaison will ensure that the correct people are notified to provide needed support. Those could include transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Vashon Island Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School District Liaison. The Liaison will contact the family to assess their living situation and determine eligibility.

What happens when I ask for help?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.