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Education for Homeless Children and Youth Technical Assistance Center (HE TAC)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

Funding will be awarded to two Homeless Education Technical Assistance Centers who will provide support and technical assistance to other County Offices of Education (COEs), in a regional approach, to ensure they have the capacity, resources, and the tools required to support their Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) with implementation of the Education for Children and Youth (EHCY) Act. The provisions of this Act are designed to improve the identification, educational stability, access, support, and academic achievement of children and youth experiencing homelessness.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All COEs that currently receive 2021‒22 EHCY grant funds are eligible and encouraged to apply. Applicants must have the capacity and willingness to support state-wide activities such as communication, training, resource sharing, and data gathering and analysis. All applications must have an established working relationship with one or more community-based organizations (CBOs) that are well positioned to identify and connect children and youth experiencing homeless to educational related support and wraparound services.
Other Eligibility Considerations The CBO needs to be well-positioned to identify children and youth experiencing homelessness in historically underserved populations such as rural children and youth, Tribal children and youth, students of color, children and youth with disabilities, English learners, LGBTQ+ youth, and pregnant, parenting, or caregiving students experiencing homelessness, and connect them to educationally-related support and wraparound services.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq.)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5632 / 8290
Total Available $750,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 21, 2021
Due Date September 3, 2021
Expected Notification Date September 17, 2021

Additional Information

Background Resources for Homeless Children and Youths []
Fiscal EHCY TAC RFA []
Funding ResultsHE TAC Funding Results []
Other There will be a Zoom Meeting to discuss the request for application process as well as to provide an opportunity to ask questions. The meeting will be Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m.


Program Homeless Education Team, 916-319-0717,
Fiscal Jennifer Thao, 916-319-0717,
Division Student Achievement and Support Division, 916-319-0836 (phone), 916-319-0961 (fax)
Last Modified: January 11, 2022
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