Eligibility Information

The Department is not accepting applications for this program at this time. This page will be updated to with new information for future applicants when funding is made available.

The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) in any State, (including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and each of the outlying areas) serving homeless children and youth displaced by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, or the 2017 California wildfires for which a major disaster or emergency has been declared under sections 401 or 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170 and 5190) (covered disaster or emergency) to address the educational and related needs of these students consistent with section 723 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act) and section 106 of title IV of division B of Public Law 109–148 (the Hurricane Education Recovery Act).