There are programs and services available to homeless students and families.
A resource guide can be downloaded or viewed here..
Visit the Texas Homeless Education Office.
To find out more, please contact our TCISD social worker Rita Baldwin at (409) 916-0845 or by email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is homeless? (Sec. 725)
The term “homeless children and youth”—
(A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence …; and
(i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement;
(ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings …
(iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and
(iv) migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).