SchoolHouse Connection is a national organization promoting success for children and youth experiencing homelessness, from birth through higher education. We engage in strategic advocacy and provide technical assistance in partnership with early care and education professionals (including school district homeless liaisons and state homeless education coordinators), young people, service providers, advocates, and local communities.
For answers to common questions on child, youth, and family homelessness, please visit our resources page here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 14, 2017 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Homeless Children and Youth Act today was reintroduced in Congress, signaling a commitment by policymakers to prioritize the well-being of more than 1.2 million homeless children and youth in the United...read more
For Immediate Release: December 13, 2016 Contact: Meg Biallas, Sr. Director, Digital Communications, First Focus 202.657.0664 firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara Duffield 202.549.7668 email@example.com Washington – The number of homeless children and youth...read more
SchoolHouse Connection In the News
Homeless College Students are on the rise, but universities are struggling to keep up – Circa News – March 12, 2017
While State Focuses on Adult Homelessness, Homeless Youth on the Rise – WNPR Connecticut Public Radio – December 16, 2016
Program targets Ventura’s young homeless – Ventura County Star – December 15, 2016
Homeless students in Texas at 113,000 last year, likely more now – Fort Worth Star Telegram – December 13, 2016