• Homeless Resources 

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    RMA District Mckinney-Vento Contacts 

    Please contact your campus Homeless Liaison if you have questions or need assistance:


    RMA Amarillo                                     RMA Houston                                 RMA Midland  

    Lydia Hernandez                                 Shei’Londa Brooks                         Emilla Bristow  

    806-463-2284                                     281-209-3505                                  432-203-9829  

    lhernandez@rma-tx.org                   sbrooks@rma-tx.org                      ebristow@rma-tx.org  



    RMA Corpus Christi                           RMA Killeen                                    RMA Odessa  

    Reanin Garcia                                      Shelia Hodges                                 Carmen Yonke  

    361-225-4424                                     254-634-4444                                  432-614-1859  

    rgarcia@rma-tx.org                           shodges@rma-tx.org                     cyonke@rma-tx.org  



    RMA Fort Worth                                RMA Lubbock                                 RMA Pasadena  

    Bobby Nash                                         Starlette Gills                                  Emilia Ortega  

    817-731-7627                                     806-740-0811                                 832-730-4570  

    bnash@rma-tx.org                            sgills@rma-tx.org                           eortega@rma-tx.org  



    Mckinney-Vento Defined

    Individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, including 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
    • are abandoned in hospitals
    • have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
    • are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings
    • migratory children living in the circumstances previously described

    Homeless Children and Youth are guaranteed the following:

    • The right to immediate enrollment in school, even if lacking paperwork normally required for enrollment.
    • The right to attend school in his/her school of origin (if this is requested by the parent and is feasible) or in the school in the attendance area where the family or youth is currently residing.
    • Automatic eligibility for any nutrition services available at the school.
    • The right to receive transportation to his/her school of origin, if this is requested by the parent and is feasible.
    • The right to services comparable to those received by housed schoolmates, including transportation and supplemental educational services.
    • The right to attend school along with children not experiencing homelessness. Segregation based on a student's status as homeless is strictly prohibited.
    • The posting of homeless students' rights in all schools and other places around the community.


    Highly Mobile & At-Risk Students


    TEA has released guidance on Engaging Highly Mobile and At-Risk Students. The guide includes information regarding:

    • Utilizing District Reporting and Data for Strategic Planning
    • Mitigating Transitional Barriers to Support Academic Achievement
    • Uncontactable Students | Drop-Out Prevention and Invention
    • Student Support Teams
    • Home Visit Safety Procedures and Protocols
    • Innovative Outreach Efforts
    • Establishing Protocols for Concerns
    • Effective Practices to Support Student Basic Needs

    Click here to download the Strong Start - Engaging Highly Mobile and At-Risk Guide


    Student Residency 

    Click here to report your status change and to get extra assistance. All data is confidential and is reported directly to the campus representative.

    Student Residency - English

    Student Residency - Spanish