Homeless - Mission Statement

The Winnisquam Regional School District works to remove barriers for homeless students to enroll in school and access educational opportunities under theMcKinney-Vento federal law.

Homeless students are those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, which includes the following:

  • Living with friends or relatives due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason;
  • Living in a hotel or motel due to lack of alternative accommodations;
  • Living in an emergency or transitional shelter;
  • Living in a car, park, on the street, or similar settings.

Student services include:

  • Immediate enrollment in school
  • Free school breakfast and lunch
  • School supplies and toiletries
  • Transportation to school of origin
  • Emergency clothing
  • Assistance with school activities, field trips, etc.

For more information please contact Lisa-Marie Lyford at (603) 286-7143 (ext. 2714)


Caregiver Authorization Affidavit

McKinney-Vento - Transportation Agreement

WRSD Homeless Admission Policy

Homeless Dispute Resolution Process Form