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    CISD Homeless Liaison:

    Jennifer Villines, Director of Student and Staff Services 


     Each Coppell ISD Campus Counselor will assist families with referrals for local social services. Please contact your child's campus counselor if you need additional support or resources. 

    Homelessness in Schools

    The term “homeless children and youth”—

    A. means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence…; and

    B. includes —

    i. children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement;
    ii. children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings…

    iii. children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and

    iv. migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).
    School of Origin:
    "School of origin" means the school that a child attended when permanently housed or the school in which the child was last enrolled. 
    Community Resources
    Coppell Cares:
    Chair of Missions Email: lesliehicks922@yahoo.com
    420 S. Heartz Road
    Coppell, Texas 75019
    (972) 462-0471
    Irving Cares:
    Email: icares@irvingcares.org
    440 South Nursery Road, Suite 101
    (In the Human Services Building)
    Irving, Texas 75060
    (972) 721-9181
    Metrocrest Services:
    13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150
    Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
    (972) 446-2100
    Pantry Hours:
    Monday-Friday 8:30 am until 4:00 pm
    Saturdays 9:00 am until Noon
    Metrocrest Resale Shop Services:
    Store Hours: 
    Monday-Saturday 10:00 am until 6:00 pm
    Store Location: 
    2661 Midway Road, #207
    Carrollton, Texas 75006