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Family Assistance

Homeless Information
Preschool-aged and school-aged children who are homeless have the right to access all educational services, e.g., pre-school, after school activities, transportation, school meals, Title 1, Learning Assistance Programs, assistance in accessing other state and local agencies, etc. under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.
What constitutes homelessness?
  • Children who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence
  • Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason
  • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, camping grounds due to lack of adequate alternative accommodations
  • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
  • Awaiting foster care placement
  • Abandoned in hospitals
  • Living in a public or private place not designed for humans to live
  • Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, bus or train stations, etc,
  • Migratory children living in above circumstances
Medical Lake School District Homeless Liaison:
Kimberly Headrick
Additional Resources:
Spokane County Homelessness Prevention Program
Call - 211
Salvation Army Housing Stability and Empowerment Program
Homeless Resource Center:
520 S Walnut St., Spokane, WA 99204
(509) 455-6275
Medical Lake Food Bank
312 N Grace St
Medical Lake
(509) 299-3819
Care & Share
2nd Hand Store, Clothing Bank
211 N Lefevre
Medical Lake
(509) 299-9024