Families in Transition/Homeless Services Provides the Following Services within HISD:
Children who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nightime residence, including:
Homeless students may attend one of two schools:
Texas law allows homeless studnets to enroll in the DISTRICT of their choice if they meet the definition of homeless.
Unaccompanied youth must be allowed to enroll in the School of Origin or their attendance zone school even if they do not have a parent or guardian present and do not have the required documentation. They must be allowed to enroll if they report they are “couch surfing” or living with a friend or family member. The adult they are living with DOES NOT have to be present in order to enroll the child.