• School Closings/Delays:

    New Palestine High School, New Palestine Junior High, and New Palestine Intermediate will switch to virtual learning effective Tuesday, Jan. 12 through Monday, Jan. 18. All three schools are scheduled to return to in-person instruction on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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Homeless Children and Youth Plan

Last Updated: 6/15/2018 11:37 AM

Click here to view the CSCSHC Indiana Education for Homeless Children and Youth Plan

If you live in any of the following situations:

  • In a shelter
  • In a motel or campground due to lack of accommodation
  • In a car, park, abandoned building, or bus/train station
  • Doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship

You may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act. The Homeless Liaison for the Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County is:

Miles Hercamp
mhercamp@newpal.k12.in.us
Director of Instructional Services
4711 South 500 West
New Palestine, IN 46163
317-861-4463 ext 1012

Please see the useful links below.

Parent’s Guide to the Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Homeless Parent Information (poster)
Homeless Youth Information (poster)
McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act