We are committed to provide direct and specific support to students in protected populations to increase engagement, connectedness to school and community, to improve educational outcome.
You are guaranteed enrollment in school by the federal McKinney-Vento Act
and California state law if you live:
In a shelter (family, domestic violence, or youth shelter or transitional living program) In a motel, hotel, or weekly rate housing In a house or apartment with more than one family because of economic hardship or loss In an abandoned building, in a car, at a campground, RV park, or on the street In temporary foster care or with an adult who is not your parent or guardian In substandard housing (without electricity, water, or heat) With friends or family because you are a runaway or an unaccompanied youth
Services CARE can assist with:
Clothes And more!
How we do It?
We have CARE counselors in each high school and one middle school that provide targeted counseling to students covered by the McKinney-Vento act. We have a Mobile Team that provide Academic Mentoring to students from 4th to 12th grade. Mobile Team collaborates with the School Linked Services Coordinator to connect families with local resources. Mobile Team assist families in need to enroll in free/reduce lunch and transportation. Mobile Team provides backpacks and or school supplies to students in need.