This short document provides basic information to help housing and homeless assistance providers advocate with their families and youth for appropriate educational services, from birth through higher education.
Homelessness among children is correlated with developmental delays, fair or poor health, and high healthcare utilization. Associations of homelessness specifically among infants younger than 12 months, however, are unknown.
Presentations on SPARK Ohio, a kindergarten readiness program, and one of their partners, Akron Housing Authority on how their model works and how housing authorities can be involved in improving educational outcomes for younger residents.
Children’s HealthWatch's brief "asks two straightforward questions: If health starts at home, what are the healthcare and educational costs of unstable housing? Which policy solutions could create stable homes for healthier families?"