2016-2017 State Count: PA: 30,264 Region 6: 1,504
Average Age of a homeless person: 9.
Average Age of a homeless person in Pennsylvania: 11
Your homeless liaison is Mr. Brad Hatch.
If you live in any of these situations, you could be displaced or homeless: doubled-up, camper, tent, car, abandoned building.
Events that may cause you to become displaced/ homelessness: Eviction, Illness, Fire, Parents divorce or separate and you need to leave your home, Kicked out, Runaway due to a situation.
Homelessness is in every School District, every school building, in every grade level.
Pennsylvania's Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program was established to make sure homeless youth have access to a free and appropriate public education while removing barriers that homeless children face. Its goal is to have the educational process continue as uninterrupted as possible while the children are in homeless situations.
For additional information on the services provided by the Altoona Area School District, please contact:
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent Brad Hatch, AASD Homeless Liaison