General Websites on Homelessness and the
Alliance to End Homelessness (External Link)
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit organization whose
mission is to mobilize the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of society
in an alliance to end homelessness.
Center for Homeless Education at SERVE (External Link)
This website provides information and links to help educators, service providers,
and families ensure that homeless children and youth have access to educational
opportunities and success in the classroom.
National Coalition for the
Homeless (NCH) (External Link)
The NCH website has a great deal of statistics as well as a list of myths
and facts about homelessness. These are great resources that could be used
for discussion in the classroom.
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (External Link)
The Law Center monitors and enforces compliance with the McKinney-Vento Act.
This is a federal law that provides a wide array of educational rights
to children and youth in homeless situations.
National Runaway Switchboard (External
The mission of the National Runaway Switchboard is to facilitate relationships
that ensure that youth and families have access to resources in their communities.