Tips for Helping Homeless Youth Succeed in College
This tip sheet series from SchoolHouse Connection provides important information about helping homeless youth succeed in college. The series highlights best practices for supporting these students, which have been submitted from institutions across the country. The tip sheets are living documents that will be updated regularly to provide new and innovative practices.
The series includes:
- Strategies for Transitioning from High School to College
- Strategies for Identifying Homeless College Students
- Strategies for Housing On and Off Campus
- Strategies for Accessing Financial Aid
- Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Campus-Based Programs
About the Source
From SchoolHouse Connection: SchoolHouse Connection is a national organization working to overcome homelessness through education. We provide strategic advocacy and technical assistance in partnership with early childhood programs, schools, institutions of higher education, service providers, families, and youth. We believe education is the only permanent solution to homelessness. Our vision is that children and youth experiencing homelessness have full access to quality learning, birth through higher education, so they will never be homeless as adults, and the next generation will never be homeless.