Project HEART Homeless Education Program

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School District of Manatee County
2501 63rd Ave. E.
Bradenton, Florida 34203

Phone: 941-751-6550
Extension: 43293
Toll Free Phone:
Fax: 941-751-7374
TDD Phone:


Program Description

If you lack stable housing Project HEART can assist with School enrollment, school stability, school meals, Graduation or GED fees, and referrals to community resources.

Services Available Through This Program

Emergency Services- Clothing , Emergency Services- Other , Youth and Adult Education, Literacy, Computer Instruction

Hours of Operation

Open school days only.
Eligibility Requirements and Important Information

McKinney-Vento Act definition of homeless. The term "homeless children and youths"-- (A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence (within the meaning of section 103(a)(1)); and (B) includes-- (i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals;* (ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings (within the meaning of section 103(a)(2)(C)); (iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and (iv) migratory children (as such term is defined in section 1309 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965) who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

Availability and Fees
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