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Homeless Students' Rights

See a fact sheet [PDF]* prepared by The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty describing FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 USC 1232g), the primary federal law governing education records. The law seeks to protect individual student privacy while securing parental rights to view education records. more...

Homelessness in Kentucky

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's website offers online information about homelessness in Kentucky. The website offers several links to services and resources that may be of use.http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=ky&topic=homelessReviewed August 2009 more...

Homelessness Programs and Initiatives for Veterans

Visit the U.S. Department for Veterans Affairs information on homeless programs and initiatives. Learn about grant programs, loans, and services available to homeless veterans.http://www.va.gov/homelessReviewed August 2009 more...

HUD Resources for Homeless Individuals

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), along with other federal agencies, funds programs to help persons who are homeless. These programs are managed by local organizations that we call "homeless assistance projects." They provide a range of services, including shelter, food, counseling, and jobs skills programs.Visit here to access this information on the HUD website:http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/homeless/resources.cfmReviewed August 2009 more...

National Coalition for the Homeless

Visit the website for The National Coalition for the Homeless,founded in 1982, a national network among people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission. That mission, their common bond, is to end homelessness.http://www.nationalhomeless.org/Reviewed August 2009 more...