The Homeless Education ProgramBackpack

    can provide the following:


    • Assist in school enrollment

    • Advocacy to keep your child in his/her school of origin, if possible.

    • Transportation assistance

    • Resolution of school enrollment disputes

    • Help to ensure students in transition receive appropriate educational services

    • Backpacks & school supplies

    • Assistance with school clothing

    • The opportunity for you to be fully involved in your child’s academic experience




    For  assistance contact:

    Alicia Aguilar

    Bilingual Community Liaison

    McKinney-Vento Homeless Education  

    44226 10th Street West

    Lancaster, Ca. 93534

    661-471-8400 ex. 403

    County Liaison:  Melissa Schoonmaker, L.C.S.W.
    Homeless Education Consultant
    Los Angeles County Office of Education(562) 401-5397


    State Liaison: Leanne Wheeler State Coordinator California Department of Education

    1430 N Street, Suite 6208 Sacramento, California 95814 Phone: 1-866-856-8214