IF YOUR FAMILY IS IN A TEMPORARY OR INADEQUATE LIVING SITUATION DUE TO A LOSS OF HOUSING, YOUR CHILD MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND SERVICES.
A student is considered “homeless” if he or she is presently:
The Harrison District also recognizes Unaccompanied Homeless Youth--students not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian and also meeting a homeless criteria.
If you think that your family qualifies as homeless or you are a youth that may qualify as an unaccompanied youth please contact the homeless liaison, Shirley Smothers.
Homeless Liaison for Harrison School District: Shirley Smothers
Contact Information: cell number 870-577-5635 or text
Office information: 110 South Cherry Street, Harrison, Arkansas.
This program can assist your child with:
National website: National Center for Homeless Education
The NCHE website has a lot of good information, including a website for parents who want to help their child in school: Parent Resources Link.