McKinney-Vento Homeless

If your family is in a temporary or inadequate living situation due to:
* a loss of housing,
* or doubled up with relatives due to economic hardship,
* in a shelter, in a motel or campground due to lack of alternative adequate accommodations,
* living in a car, park or abandoned building or bus or train station
your child might be eligible for certain educational rights and services. We want to help you!

Please contact your local Liaison:
Jon Baumberger @ 618-372-3813 ext.1401 or email at

Some great homeless information for Parents
Some great homeless information for Parents in Spanish

Additional Information for parents

FAQ on Education Rights of Children & Youth in Homeless Situations

Education for Homeless Children and Youth Programs Non Regulatory Guidance

6 140 Board Policy on Homeless Children

Student/Parent Handbook - Page 37

To review the Federal Law for McKinney-Vento click on attached link

To review the State of Illinois Law for McKinney-Vento click on attached link

Direct link to the State Board of Education - On Homeless Education

Other great resources in the area:
Regional Office of Education
Carlinville Good Samaritan Ministries/Carlinville Food Pantry located at 55 Carlinville Plaza
Macoupin County House Authority - 217-854-8606  760 Anderson St Carlinville IL
Illinois Valley Economic Corporation - 217-839-4431  223 S Macoupin St  Gillespie IL
Macoupin County Public Health Department - 217-854-3223  805 N Broad Carlinville, IL
Macoupin County Public Aid Department - 217-854-3145  340 E Wilson St Carlinville, IL
Catholic Charities Thrift Store - 217-854-3029   20 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville Area Hospital - 217-854-3141  20733 N Broad St Carlinville, IL
Carlinville Police Department - 217-854-3221  570 N Broad St  Carlinville, IL