Prepared by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, 2009-2010
Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Programs' mission is to provide - and ultimately to prevent the need for - foster care.
College Goal Sunday
Financial aid administrators around the country organize an event, College Goal Sunday, typically held a few weeks after Super Bowl Sunday, where students can get help filling out and submitting the FAFSA. The website has the list of specific locations where those events are held.
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
The Legal Center serves as a national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of children in the foster care system.
LeTendre Education Fund
Scholarship program for students who have experienced homelessness.
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National grassroots organization connecting educators, service providers, and others to ensure school enrollment, attendance, and overall success of children and youth without safe, adequate, and permanent housing.
National Center for Homeless Education
Federally-funded clearinghouse of information on homeless education. A directory of state coordinators of homeless education is available on the web site.
National Network for Youth
The National Network for Youth is a membership organization of community-based, faith-based, and public agencies working with runaway, homeless, and other disconnected youth.
National Runaway Switchboard
Northern Virginia Community College Online FAFSA Tutorial
Northern Virginia Community College has created a tutorial to help their students better understand how to fill out the FAFSA, but the tutorial can be viewed by anyone.
Student Aid on the Web
U.S. Department of Education web site on preparing for college and applying for financial aid.