Housing & Basic Needs
Who can I contact on campus?
The staff at your child’s school-
For families experiencing homelessness: What qualifies me as homeless? How do I get help at Prairie?
If your family lives in any of the following situations, you may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act: - A Homeless Shelter - Doubled-up with other people - Car, park, empty building or bus - Motel or campground Students have the right to: - Receive a free, appropriate public education. - Enroll in school immediately, even if lacking documents normally required for -enrollment. - Enroll in school and attend classes while the school gathers needed documents. - Enroll in the local school; or continue attending their school of origin if that is your preference. - Receive transportation to and from the school of origin, if requested. - Received educational services comparable to those provided to other students, according to your child's needs. If you need additional support, contact: