To provide activities for, and services to, homeless children and youth including preschool-age children that enable these children and youth to enroll, attend, and succeed in school. These services provide before or after school tutoring, supplemental instruction and enriched educational activities. All activities may be provided on school grounds or at other facilities including sectarian property.
Grants for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program are awarded to local educational agencies on a competitive and yearly basis. The funding source of these awards is Title X, of the Elementary and Secondary Education act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.