Division of Student Services


Ms. Martha Z. Harris, Administrative Director
Ms. Debra Albo-Steiger, Program Manager
Ms. Carolina Camacho, MSW, Homeless Liaison – South schools
Ms. Ana Knapp, MSW, Homeless Liaison – North schools
Ms. Maira Leon, Community Liaison Specialist
Ms. Herna Bien-Aime, Community Liaison Specialist
Ms. Vicky Checo, Community Liaison Specialist

Homelessness Eligibility

Homelessness eligibility extends to students enrolled in Miami-Dade County Public Schools from Head Start through 12th grade. Any child who is not living in his/her own home as defined by the Stewart B. McKinney-Bruce Vento Homeless Assistance Act. A student who may be sleeping in a shelter, motel, vehicle, campground, on the street, in an abandoned building, trailer, or other inadequate accommodation, or is doubled-up with friends or relatives due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; or students displaced from their home due to a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake etc.



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