new home drawing
 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for our program, families must:

  • be homeless
  • have at least one child under the age of 18 living with them.
  • be low-income, with income that is 30% or less of King County median income adjusted for household size (for example, a family of four   must earn less than $26,400)
  • agree to participate with a case manager and work on goals that reduce their barriers to permanent housing.
 

 Across Washington state -26,000 Homeless Students—One in Every 40 Pupils—Without a Stable Home
In March, 2012, Columbia Legal Services, who analazed data for their Homeless Education Project-school year of 2010-2011, reported that 26,000 children are without stable and adequate housing at some point during the year.  We saw a 19% increase in the number of homeless youth in school, from every county, from rural and urban districts.