Families in Transition

Katie Danielson
Families in Transition, Coordinator
Ph: 218-336-8700 x3345
Main Office:
Historic Old Central High School
215 North First Avenue East
Duluth, MN  55802

Your Donation Can Make a Positive Impact and Help Youth In Need


Who is a Homeless Student?
Ban Ka Santu 2019 Under McKinney-Vento legislation, homeless children and youth that lack a fixed regular and adequate nighttime residence and can include any of the following:

  • In a shelter (family, individual, domestic violence, youth or temporary housing
  • In transitional housing
  • In a motel or hotel
  • Doubled up with others because of lack of housing or economic hardship
  • Temporary foster care or awaiting foster care
  • On the street, in a car, a park, an abandoned building or other plae not designed for human habitation

Support Services
Ban Ka Santu 2019 The Duluth Public Schools Families in Transition Program can assist families, schools and the community to:

  • Enroll homeless students in a stable education program
  • Make transporation arrangements that promote stability including school of origin if feasible
  • Gather school records from other locations
  • Distribute school supplies and make referrals to agencies that meet basic needs
  • Increase awareness and support in the community regarding conditions of homelessness
  • Be an advocate within the school system as well as in the community helping assure homeless students are respected and addressed