School Homeless Liaison

Sharon Brown
District Homeless Liaison & RES Mental Health Counselor
(970) 626-5468

Flowchart for McKinney-Vento Eligibility Determinations

This flowchart is meant to aid you in making decisions about a student’s eligibility as homeless under the McKinney-Vento Act (42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq.), but it may not capture every housing situation. For the complete definition of homeless, visit For more information on making determinations, see the related issue brief from the National Center for Homeless Education at

National Center for Homeless Education
(800) 308-2145