Campus Support for Homeless Students: Resources

  • Community College Homeless Liaisons roster: AB 801 requires “Homeless Youth Liaisons” at all California Community Colleges to inform current and prospective homeless students about financial aid and other assistance available.
  • Eligibility Crosswalk: A simple one-page comparison of the differences between eligibility for priority registration and FAFSA independent status for homeless students
  • Community College Basic Needs Summit: PowerPoint presentations and other materials presented at this event held in April, 2018 are available for download.
  • CalFresh resources: Links to tools and state guidance that can support students to access CalFresh benefits.
  • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY): The NAEHCY higher education website offers a host of resources including an FAQ, sample homeless determination letter and FAFSA tip sheet.
  • National Center for Homeless Education: The NCHE higher education page features a number of briefs regarding college access and success for homeless students as well as a sample homeless determination letter and printable poster.
  • Schoolhouse Connection Pathways to Partnership: This guide is designed to help LEA homeless liaisons and homeless service providers to gain a basic understanding of some important higher education programs and create and sustain higher education
  • NAEHCY Higher Education Toll Free Helpline: 855-446-2673