Homeless Assistance Information

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (“Act”), 42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq., is a federal law that is designed to ensure that homeless children and youth have the same access as other children to public education, including public preschool programs. 

In accordance with the Maine Department of Education, Westbrook School Department follows the provisions of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which aims to minimize the educational disruptions experienced by homeless students. 


Katie Garrity 
District Social Worker
Homeless Liaison
Tel: (207) 854-0800 ext. 1332