Bright Paths Program
Bright Paths Program Coordinated Access for McKinney-Vento Students
Students(s)/clients who meet the McKinney-Vento Act eligibility definition. Children and youth who lack fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.
Client accesses a single entry point where they are registered, identify and meet the McKinney-Vento definition (school enrollment process, Homeless Liaison, and/or outside agencies).
The client is screened using an assessment tool to determine their needs and eligibility (Bright Paths/ McKinney-Vento Intake Form & Student Service Questionnaire). Form is scan and/or emailed to the Homeless Liaison.
Ongoing Services as Needed
The Bright Paths/McKinney-vento Program will follow up with the client to check on progress and continue rendering services. This is determined on a case-by-case basis based on the best interest of the client.
Services Rendered for Clients
Bright Paths/McKinney-Vento Program renders services. Client is referred to internal and external services.
Prioritization for Clients Assessed
Based on the priorities set by Bright Paths/McKinney-Vento Program assessment, the client is ranked on a priority as follows: Unaccompanied Youth, Place not meant for human habitation, Shelters, Hotels/Motel, Doubled-Up.