Community Resources for Students and Families » HOMELESSNESS: McKINNEY VENTO FEDERAL LAW



The McKinney-Vento Law provide rights for families who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.


  • Do you live on the streets, in a car, van, tent, or other place that is not a permanent structure?


  • Do you live in a shelter, motel, hotel, or other transitional housing program?


  • Are you a youth who is not living with your parents or legal guardians?



Please talk to your child’s School Counselor to see if you qualify for additional support.


Bensalem Township School District Homeless Liaison:

Tammy Wood-Moghal

Supervisor of Pupil Services

[email protected]