Table 1. Definitions of Homelessness Used by Federal Programs Serving Children

05/15/2010

Table 1. Definitions of Homelessness Used by Federal Programs Serving Children

ProgramAgency/DepartmentShelterDoubled-upHotel/ MotelOther locations
All HUD programsDepartment of Housing and Urban DevelopmentX   
McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth ProgramOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of EducationXXXX
Head StartAdministration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human ServicesXXXX
Runaway and Homeless YouthAdministration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human ServicesXXXX
Health Care for the HomelessHealth Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human ServicesXXXX
Treatment for the HomelessSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human ServicesXXXX
Homeless Veterans Reintegration ProgramVeterans Employment and Training Service, Department of LaborXXXX
Violence Against WomenOffice of Violence Against Women, Department of JusticeXXXX
School Lunch ProgramFood and Nutrition Service, Department of AgricultureXXXX