• What is McKinney-Vento?

    • What is the definition of a “homeless youth” under McKinney-Vento?

      “Homeless” is defined as “anyone lacking a fixed, adequate, regular nighttime residence.”

      What living situations fit the definitions of homeless youth under McKinney-Vento?

      • Staying in the home of other people due to unavailable housing, financial hardship, or similar circumstances
      • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, public places, or campgrounds due to unavailable suitable housing options
      • Living in an emergency shelter or transitional housing
      • Unaccompanied (not living in direct care of legal parent or guardian) or runaway youth
      • Refugee and migrant youth

    Homelessness Information
    To find out more about homelessness, please click here
    Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.
    Pennsylvania Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness - Click Here

    To contact our district liaison for homelessness, please direct all questions or inquiries to
    Amanda Cipolla, Assistant Superintendent
    Tel:  717-933-4611, ext. 1012
    Email:  acipolla@tulpehocken.org

    Our Home & School Visitor is also available to help with resources and needs.
    Hillary Malone, Home & School Visitor
    Tel:  717-933-4611, ext. 2026
    Email:  hmalone@tulpehocken.org