The Community and Family Connections program (formerly Homeless and Medicaid Services) provides comprehensive support to students experiencing homelessness in Jefferson County through identification and assessment of individual need. The mission of Community and Family Connections is to foster quality education by providing one-on-one assistance with basic needs, prompting close working relationships between families and school district personnel, and encouraging collaboration between the school district and community agencies. The department also provides enrollment and outreach for Medicaid and CHP+ health insurance.
The McKinney-Vento homeless Assistance act
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