Assistance for Homeless Children and Youth

Disaster Recovery Unit


Formula Grants

Assistance for the Homeless Children and Youth

The purpose of this program is to award grants to eligible State educational agencies (SEAs) to enable them to provide financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) that serve homeless children and youth displaced by a covered disaster or emergency.  The program helps to address the educational and related needs of these students in a manner consistent with section 723 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act) and with section 106 of Title IV of Division B of Public Law 109-148.



Contact Information

  • Meredith Miller, Director
    Disaster Recovery Unit
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    400 Maryland Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20202
Last Modified: 09/24/2019