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Bethel 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 contact the school and inform them that they believe they are “McKinney-Vento eligible.”

What happens when I ask for help?
Each school’s Counselors and/or Social Workers identify students that are eligible. They meet with the family/student or social agency representative. The Student Residency Affidavit Form is sent to the Liaison. The Liaison makes the final decision. The Liaison alerts Nutrition, Transportation, and any other services needed to assure immediate access.

Carbonado 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 coordinate services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Clover Park 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?
The school contact informs the district Liaison, who alerts Nutrition, Special Ed, Transportation, and/or other services needed to assure immediate access.

Dieringer 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.

Eatonville 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?
The District Homeless Liaison will alert transportation, nutrition, and any other services needed to assure immediate access to school.

Fife 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 registrar will help the student/family to complete the residency questionnaire, then have the counselor follow up to address any questions and learn what the needs are. The counselor will then work with the District Liaison to assure coordination of needed services.

Franklin Pierce Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Each school has a Liaison, (typically the office manager or registrar.) The list of liaisons for each school can be found here.

What happens when I ask for help?
The student/family meets with the school Liaison to assure qualification. That Liaison will then inform the district Liaison, and coordinate with other needed services (transportation, nutrition, special ed, and other needs) to set up appropriate resources.

Orting 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 school Counselor will work with the student/family to complete the residency form and send it to the District Homeless Liaison. The Liaison will arrange for needed services, including transportation, and food services. The Liaison will depend on the counselor to inform her of changes or emerging needs by the student/family.

Peninsula Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Families may contact the school counselor, community agencies may contact the District Homeless Liaison.

What happens when I ask for help?
Typically the school counselor will help the student/family to determine eligibility and inform the district Homeless Liaison of needed services. Office staff are also trained to assist enrolling students/families.

Puyallup Public Schools

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

What happens when I ask for help?
Each school’s Counselors identify students that are eligible.  They meet with the family/student or social agency representative.  The Student Residency  Form is sent to the District Homeless Liaison. The Liaison alerts Nutrition, Transportation, and any other services needed to assure immediate access.

Steilacoom 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.

Sumner Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Each school has an identified McKinney-Vento contact, and all front office staff are trained to provide assistance. In addition, The Sumner/Bonney Lake Family Support Center can help start the process as well as the District Homeless Education Coordinator or the District Homeless Liaison.

What happens when I ask for help?
The school contact, front office staff, or district contacts can help determine if a student is eligible. The District Homeless Liaison will then alert transportation, and other needed services to support immediate access to attending school.

Tacoma 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?
Each school has a Homeless Liaison Designee. They work with the family to determine eligibility, coordinate needed resources, including clothing, uniforms and supplies as indicated.  Community Services are encouraged to contact the District Homeless Liaisons for assistance with specific situations/concerns.

University Place Public Schools

Who do I contact for help first?
Begin with the School Counselor or Secretary. 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.

White River Public Schools Contact Information

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

What happens when I ask for help?
The School Social Worker will contact family to determine details of the situation and provide any immediate assistance; Director of Student Support Services (Liaison) determines eligibility. The School Counselor and Social Worker coordinate to assure all services needs are identified and addressed.