Local Resources

Washington Information Network
WIN 211 maintains a statewide database of community resources. You can simply call 211 to get connected to one of seven regional call centers. You can also search their online database for resources.

Washington Law Help
Washington Law Help provides self-help legal information.

Homeless Youth Handbook
Provides information and answers to help empower youth to understand their legal rights.

Washington State Association of Head Start & ECEAP – Find Local Program
The Washington State Association of Head Start and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program is a statewide association composed of representatives from Head Start and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program. The above link directs the user to a list of Head Start programs in Washington State categorized by region.

Puget Sound Educational Service District
Puget Sound ESD is one of nine regional educational agencies that develops and delivers a wide selection of services that provide instructional and administrative support to Pre K-12 schools and direct service to students and families

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Homeless Education Office
Oversees the McKinney-Vento program in Washington State.

Washington State Office of the Education Ombudsman
Resolves complaints, disputes, and problems between families and Washington State elementary and secondary public schools in all areas that affect student learning.

WASEH Posters
Free posters for you to download and hang up to help get the word out about View posters and download pdfs here.

National Resources

National Center for Homeless Education
U.S. Department of Education’s technical assistance and information center in the area of homeless education

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
Provides national advocacy through partnerships and education on behalf of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty – Project Learn
Project Learn (Lawyers Education Access Resource Networks) trains lawyers across the country on homeless children’s education rights to help ensure children who are homeless have a stable school life.