WPS McKinney Vento Education Program
The mission of the Westminster Public Schools (WPS) Title IX, Part A program is to develop and maintain district and community partnerships to provide homeless families and unaccompanied youth with educational and social support advocacy.
The project works to increase student access to quality academic programs, build family resource frameworks for professional communities and staff, and provide professional development training on Title IX, Part A provisions under ESSA and legislation under the McKinney Vento-Act of 1987.
Health and Mental Health Resources
- Kids First Healthcare
- English|En Español
- Walk- in Immunization Clinic
- English | En Español
- Tri-County Health Immunization Clinics
- English | En Español -(desplácese hacia abajo para ver lo en Español)
- Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)- (haga clic en la esquina derecha donde dice traducir, seleccione al Español. Esto traducirá la página).
- Kaiser Affordable Programs
- Clinica Family Health
- Clinica Locations
Mental Health Resources
- Colorado Crisis and Support Line-1-844-493-TALK (8255)
- Colorado Statewide Child Abuse Hotline 1-844-264-5437
- Community Reach Information (haga clic en la esquina derecha y seleccione al Español. Esto traducirá la página).
- I Matter Colorado
National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Children's Hospital Dental-
- Call 720-777-6788 select English or Spanish option then press 1 for scheduling and eligibility.
- Dental services 15 and under
- Emergency services 18 and under
- Children's Hospital Dental- desplácese hasta la esquina inferior izquierda y haga clic en Español para obtener información.
- Información en Español a continuación:
- Llame al 720-777-6788, seleccione la opción para Español y luego presione 1 para programar y calificar.
- Servicios dentales para menores de 15 años
- Servicios de emergencia para menores de 18 años
Early Childhood Support/Services
Resources for Adults & Youth with Disability
McKinney-Vento Law Into Practice Brief Series Supporting Homeless Children and Youth with Disabilities: Legislative Provisions in the McKinney-Vento Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Youth with Disabilities
Title IX Part A Homeless Education Guidance / Educational Rights of Homeless Children
- Children and Youth Experience Homelessness: An Introduction to the Issues
- Enrolling Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in School
- Determining Eligibility for Mckinney-Vento Rights and Services
- Addressing Chronic Absenteeism for Students Experiencing Homelessness
- Transporting Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness
- McKinney Vento FAQ
- English - https://nche.ed.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/parentposter_eng_color.pdf
- Spanish- https://nche.ed.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/parentposter_sp_color.pdf
- Best Practices to Help Homeless Children and Youth With Disabilities : NCHE English
Unaccompanied Youth Guidance and Rights
Unaccompanied Youth Information
- Unaccompanied Youth Enrollment
- Unaccompanied Youth Services
- Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students
- New McKinney Vento 101 Under ESSA
Secondary Youth Educational/ Social Supports
NCHE Bilingual Hotline for Education of a Child or Youth Experiencing Homelessness https://nche.ed.gov/resources/
NAEHCY FAFSA Tips for Unaccompanied Youth https://naehcy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/fafsa-tips-uhy2017-18.Dec2017.pdf
Westminster Public Schools Future Center –
Visit the following links or please call 303-657-3929 for additional or specific information
Future Center Family and Student Support Page - https://www.westminsterpublicschools.org/domain/2068
PASS (Parent Academy for Student Success Program - https://www.westminsterpublicschools.org/domain/1908
Apprenticeship/ Job Opportunities:https://www.westminsterpublicschools.org/Page/10118
Financial Aid Page - https://www.westminsterpublicschools.org/Page/9685
TRIO Upward Bound at WHS https://www.frontrange.edu/being-a-student/trio-programs/trio-upward-bound
Girls Who Code - Free virtual summer program that teaches computer skills and can help girls prepare for a career in tech. All high school students who identify as non-binary can apply, and no prior computer experience is required.
Camp Khan Kids (July) - A free, virtual and self-paced summer learning program for kids ages 2-8. The camp guides parents and children on a playful educational journey.
4-H Virtual Camp - Explore fun learning activities in arts and crafts, STEM, food and nutrition, as well as additional camp resources and gear to help your child continue growing and learning.
Irving Street Library - In addition to regular library services, users can also check out sports equipment with a picture ID. Equipment includes hula hoops, soccer balls, Frisbee, volleyball and net. Located at 7392 Irving Street, Wesminster, CO, 80031. 303-658-2400.
Speak English Conversation Group at Irving St. Library - Free conversation group designes to help participants learn to speak English more confidently. New and continuing participants are welcome. No registration necessary. 1:00-2:30 every saturday.
Skate City Westminster- Kids skate free Hours :Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm. Passes valid for children 12 years and younger. $3 skate rental if needed. Located at: 200 W 121st Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80234.
- Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma- GED
Colorado Department of Education (Cost Free)
Access the Adams County Workforce & Business Center online org/workforce-business-center.
Adams County's Youth Succeed program is a federally-funded program that assists youth ages 14 to 21 in obtaining their high school diploma, GED or certificate/training (two years or less). Learn more in the program flier.