Resources for Families Experiencing Homelessness

If you live in any of the following situations you may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act:

  • In a shelter
  • In a motel or campground due to lack of accommodation
  • In a car, park, abandoned building or bus/train station
  • Doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship

Please see useful links below:

IDOE State Coordinator Contact Information:

  • Charie Gibson, IDOE Homeless Education Specialist – 317-232-0957
  • Flora Jones, IDOE Director Student Pathways & Opportunities –

The Homeless Liaison for United Schools of Indianapolis is:

Lauren Hager
School Counselor
Phone:(317) 803-3182
Fax: (317) 803-2367