If your family is in a temporary or inadequate living situation due to a loss of housing, your child might be eligible for certain educational rights and services.
A student is considered “homeless” if he or she is presently:
The Harrison School District also recognizes Unaccompanied Homeless Youth — students not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian and also meeting a homeless criteria.
If you think that your family qualifies as homeless or you are a youth that may qualify as an unaccompanied youth, please contact the homeless liaison, Rebecca Williams.
This program can assist your child with:
The National Center for Homeless Education website has a lot of good information, including a website for parents who want to help their child in school.
For questions about resources available to families and students, contact the Harrison School District's homeless liaison:
870-741-7600, ext. 7012