Tumani Heights MSW-PPSCManager IIFoster/Homeless District Liaison
Department of Prevention & Intervention1350 M St, Fresno, CA 93721Phone (559) 457-3359Fax (559) 457-3374
Project ACCESS ServicesHome & Hospital Instruction (HHI)Project HopeSSN RegionProject ACCESS Brochures: English | Spanish | Hmong
The McKinney-Vento Act defines homelessness as "lacking a fixed, regular, stable, and adequate nighttime residence”
RunawaysFamilies temporarily doubled up or tripled upThose who live in cars, on the streets, in shelters or in areas not usually considered fit for habitationStudents awaiting foster care placementMigrant students onlyIF their housing fits the definition of “homeless”
A free, appropriate, public school education (Brochures: English | Spanish | Hmong)Enroll without a permanent address or school records. Project ACCESS form completed at Department of Prevention and Intervention.Enroll a child for whom I am not the legal guardian. (Caregiver Affidavit completed at Department of Prevention and Intervention.)Enroll without the normal documents needed for school enrollmentMaintain original school of enrollment if homeless, using bus tokens provided through Prevention and Intervention (457-3359)
Fresno Unified School District Department of Prevention and Intervention codes identified students in ATLAS using a letter code for homeless students and a numerical code for students in foster care.