McKinney Vento Homeless Services

According to Federal law, every school district and charter school must designate an appropriate staff person as a liaison for students in homeless situations. This person for the Pendergast  School District is:

Resource Liaison
Lourdes "Lulu" Rood
Pendergast Community Center
10550 W. Mariposa St.
Phoenix, AZ 85037
623-772-2339
lrood@pesd92.org

State Coordinator
Frank Migali
602-542-4963
frank.migali@azed.gov

Who is Considered Homeless?

According to the McKinney-Vento Act, a homeless individual lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, or has a primary nighttime residence that is:

This means that the following people are homeless:

Families doubled-up with friends or families (e.g., multiple families living in a single family residence).

Children are not considered homeless if they: