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Student Homelessness

Support for Students Experiencing Homeless 

The City of Manchester Health Department (MHD) has partnered with the Manchester School District to provide an experienced Community Health Worker to assist students/families experiencing homelessness with basic needs.  The CHW can connect students/families to medical, dental, and vision providers; help them secure health insurance; assist them in completing applications or determining eligibility for Medicaid, WIC/Food Stamps, fuel/rental assistance, and other financial assistance; and connect them to resources for food, clothing, housing, and other basic needs and social supports.

Eligibility Requirements

Any Manchester School District student identified as experiencing homelessness.

Grade Levels Served

Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Schools Served

Manchester Memorial High School, Smyth Road, Parker-Varney School, Northwest Elementary School, McDonough Elementary School, Jewett Street School, Highland-Goffe’s Falls, West High School, Gossler Park, Webster School, Beech Street Elementary School, Manchester School of Technology, Bakersville Elementary School, Central High School, Green Acres, Southside Middle School, Middle School at Parkside, Webster, Weston, Henry Wilson Elementary, Hillside Middle School, McLaughlin Middle School

Referral Requirements

School Referral

Contact Information

Bishnu Khadka, CHW, Liaison