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Homeless Educational Program/Project Home

Last Updated: 11/10/2020 3:21 PM

Project Home
"Ensuring Academic Success for All" 

Project Home provides services to children and youth that are living in transitional and/or homeless situation. The purpose of the program is to remove barriers that may impede the education of children and youth who are experiencing homelessness. The primary goal of Project Home is to create a stable academic environment for children.  The program is funded through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act.

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Definition

Any child or youth without a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. This includes students who are:

  • Doubled up with friends or relatives due to economic hardship or unable to find affordable housing.
  • Staying in a motel, hotel, campground, etc.
  • Living in substandard housing;
  • Staying in a shelter;
  • Living in places not ordinarily used for sleeping.
  • Migratory children (as defined in section 1309 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965) who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

Coordinator 
Lori Eifert
25 E. Seventh Street
Covington, Ky  41011
859-392-1017
859-292-5827 fax
lori.eifert@covington.kyschools.us 

State Coordinator 
Melissa Ferrell
502-564-3791 
melissa.ferrell@education.ky.gov

 

Covington Independent Public Schools  |  25 E 7th St.  |  Covington, KY 41011
Phone:859.392.1000  |  Fax:859.292.5970