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Homeless/Transient

This site provides information for persons who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. There are multiple resources and contacts that you can use to help you complete your education and find a career. 

Horatio Alger Association National and State Scholarship Programs
The Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with the Give Us Your Poor organization, offers colllege scholarships to homeless and at-risk students. The Horatio Alger Association provides aproximately 1,000 scholarships each year to eligible students who have overcome adversity in their lives.

Homeless Children and Youth Education
This California Department of Education web page provides numerous programs, contacts, and documents to assist students who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate residence.

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
NAEHCY is the only professional organization specifically dedicated to meeting the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)
NCHE provides information and links related to accessing higher education and scholarships for young people experiencing homelessness.