Foster Youth and Homeless Educational Services (FYS/HES) provides services to children and youth in foster care and homeless situations. Services are designed to address their vital educational needs. FYS provides assistance and training to school districts and community stakeholders regarding the various educational laws that protect the rights of both foster and homeless youth. FYS/HES staff also works with group home providers, Juvenile Justice Department and the Department of Family and Children Services along with other agencies and organizations involved in the lives of foster and homeless youth.
2018-19 Foster Youth/McKinney-Vento Liaison List
September 27, 2018 Foster & Homeless Youth Policy Oh My!
January 15, 2019 Homeless & Foster Youth, A Deep Dive!
Education Liaison Toolkit
Local Homeless Education Liaison Toolkit is a comprehensive tool that will assist both new and veteran liaisons in carrying out their responsibilities. It contains over 250 pages of the most useful and current information on increasing access to and success in education for children and youth experiencing homelessness.
Download the Toolkit ( / 5.15MB)