What is McKinney-Vento?

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act authorizes the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program and is the primary piece of federal legislation related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It was reauthorized in December 2015 by Title IX, Part A, of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

School-Level Homeless Liaisons
School Liaison Contact List 

VUSD District Homeless Contacts
District Homeless Liaison:
Student Support Services, Coordinator Damon Patterson, Interim
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92180
1234 Arcadia Avenue Vista, CA 92084

District Homeless Support:
Student Support Services, Staff Secretary Tania Hernandez
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92186
1234 Arcadia Avenue Vista, CA 92084 

McKinney-Vento Rights


McKinney Vento Rights Poster