New Report: Promising Practices for Agencies Serving Homeless Students

Posted by on July 6, 2009

Coalition publishes best practice guide for helping homeless youth

The Children’s Committee of the Family Service Provider Network has released Promising Practices for Agencies Serving Homeless Students, which offers a framework to improve how providers support homeless students.

The report describes techniques to build closer relationships between the shelter system and local schools, helping to coordinate distribution of uniforms, transportation, and other services, and address truancy and behavioral issues.

FSPN is a network of agencies that includes representatives from organizations that serve and advocate for homeless families and children from Southeastern Pennsylvania. FSPN has come together to develop ways to improve the existing shelter system.

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