Homeless Students


Students in Davis who are experiencing homelessness--including being doubled up in insufficient or unstable situations due to economic or other necessity, living on the street or couch-surfing--have certain rights and are eligible for supports through the school district, including free lunch, school supplies and assistance with transportation.

Eligible students have the:

  • Right to immediate school enrollment even when records are not present
  • Right to remain in the school of origin, if in the student’s best interest
  • Right to receive transportation to and from the school of origin
  • Right to receive support for academic success

If your family is experiencing homelessness or are unsure if this status applies to you, please contact your student's counselor.

If you are school staff with questions or a referral, please contact Cara Messmore or Jenn Mullin, Homeless Liaisons and Crisis and Prevention Managers.