If you or your children are in a temporary living situation, your children have the right to:

  • Stay in the school or origin or choose the attendance area school where you are moving
  • Receive transportation to and from your school of origin
  • Immediately enroll in school, with or without school or health records
  • Get free lunch and school fee waivers

You and your children are eligible for these rights if you...

  • Share housing with others because of loss of housing, economic need or domestic violence
  • Live in a shelter
  • Live in a campground, park, car, or abandoned building
  • Are without a permanent address

For more information or further assistance please contact the Lick Creek Liaison: Caron Sullens at 618-833-2545

Illinois Homeless Education Program Hotline: 1-800-215-6379