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Homeless Services

 

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness.  All decisions regarding homeless children and youth are made in accordance with what is the best decision for the student.

 

MCKINNEY-VENTO DEFINITION OF HOMELESS
42 U.S.C. § 11434a(2)


The term “homeless children and youth”—
(A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and
adequate nighttime residence...; and
(B) includes —

i. children and youths who are sharing the housing of

other persons due to loss of housing, economic

hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels,

hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the

lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are

living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are

abandoned in hospitals;

 

ii. children and youths who have a primary nighttime

residence that is a public or private place not

designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping

accommodation for human beings...;

 

iii. children and youths who are living in cars, parks,

public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard

housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings;

and

iv. migratory children...who qualify as homeless for the

purposes of this subtitle because the children are

living in circumstances described in clauses (i)

through (iii).

 

 

Local Resources 

Paris Lamar County Health District

http://www.parislamarhealth.com/

400 W. Sherman, Paris, Texas 75460

903-785-4561

 

Downtown Food Pantry

http://www.downtownfoodpantry.org/

124 W. Cherry St., Paris, Texas 75460

903-737-8870

 

 

TEA -Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth (TEHCY) Program

TECHY - Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth

http://www.theotx.org/

 

Texas Homeless Education Office

1-800-466-3142

 

Chisum ISD Homeless Liaison 

Cheryl Garrison

cheryl.garrison@chisumisd.org

903-737-2830

New Website

Welcome to our new website, Chisum ISD’s home on the web.

As with any move, we are still unboxing and unpacking, so please be patient with us while we get fully moved in.

 

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Contact Information

Chisum ISD
3250 Church Street
Paris , Texas 75462
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Phone: 903-737-2830
Fax: 903-737-2831