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Homeless Youth


The term “homeless children and youth”— 

A. Means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. 

B. Includes:

  1. Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason. 

  2. Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations. 

  3. Living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals 

  4. 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.

  5. Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings.

Stamford Public Schools District Homeless Liaison: Mike Meyer

CT State Depart of Education: Louis Tallarita

No Matter What Campaign with CT State Department of Education: Link