McKinney-Vento Act

  • The Homeless Liaison is supported through the Texas Support for Homeless Education Program Grant (TEXSHEP) and provides support and services to students and families that have been identified as homeless based on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.

    Community Resources

    Region 19 Education Service Center
    Homeless Education Program / Programa de Educacion para los desamparados

    El Paso Coalition for the Homeless

    Texas Homeless Education Office/Oficina Estatal de Deucacion para los desamparados

    College Information Higher Ed. Helpline
    855-446-2673 (toll–free) or

    UTEP Foster Homeless Adoptive Resources
    Sergio Contrerras 915-747-5290

    This is not an all inclusive list, for further resources call Olivia Narvaez 915-230-2383


    Emergency Shelters / Albergues de Emergencia


    Shelter Address Phone Description
    Salvation Army 4300 E. Paisano, 79905 544-9811 Families and individuals 18 years and older accepted
    Para familias y personas mayores de 18 años
    Rescue Mission 1949 W. Paisano, 79922 532-2575 Families and individuals 18 years and older accepted
    Para familias y personas mayores de 18 años
    Center Against Sexual & Family Violence 24 hour Crisis Hope-line 593-7300 Families and individuals experiencing domestic violence
    Para familias y personas tratando con casos de violencía domestica
    Child Crisis Center 2100 N. Stevens, 79930 562-7955 Children ages newborn-13
    Para Niños recien nacidos hasta la edad de 13 años
    Runaway Shelter   562-4765 10-17 year old runaway and homeless youth
    Para Jovenes desamparados de 10 hasta 17 años de edad
    Annunciation House 1003 E. San Antonio Ave., 79901 545-4509 Families and individuals 18 years and older accepted
    Para familias y personas mayores de 18 años
    Opportunity Center 1208 Myrtle Ave., 79901 577-0069 Men 18 and over
    Para Hombres mayores de 18 años
    Women's Resource Center   577-0069 Women 18 and over
    Para Mujeres mayores de 18 años
    There may be additional requirements for each shelter. Please call for further details.
    Puede haber requisitos adicionales para cada albergue. Favor de comunicarse directamente.


    Transitional Living Centers/ Centros de Transicion


    Center Address Phone
    Fresh Start 3918 Bliss Ave., 79903 566-4572
    Reynold's Home 8023 San Jose, 79915 274-2598
    YWCA TLC 3700 Altura Ave., 79930 566-2762
    La Posada Home 1020 N.Campbell, 79902 544-4595
    La Posada TLC 1930 Bassett, 79901 532-8498
    Project Vida 3607 Rivera, 79905 533-7057 ext. 228
    Casa Vides 325 Leon , 79901 544-8451
    Villa Maria 920 S. Oregon, 79901 544-5500
    Winchester Home 8620 Winchester, 79907 790-2232
    Willie Sanchez Rosales Family Center 510 S. Oregon, 79901 691-2396


    Low Income Housing / Vivienda para gente de bajos recursos


    •Project Vida
    (915) 533-7057 ext. 204

    •Project Bravo
    (915) 566-4100


    Community Agencies / Agencias de la Comunidad


    Agency Phone Link Description
    2-1-1 Resources in Texas
    General Assistance / Asistencia General (915) 546-8150 Rent, mortgage, utility assistance
    Asistencia de renta, hipoteca, y utilidades
    Coordinated Assessment (915) 546-8150   Screening and referral for various housing programs
    detección y remisión para diversos programas de vivienda
    Project Bravo (915) 562-4100  
    Catholic Charities/St.Vincent de Paul (915) 564-4357 Rent and utility assistance
    Asistencia de renta y utilidades
    El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (915) 298-0353  
    Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services (915) 532-3975 Immigration & Naturalization Services
    Servicios de imigracion y naturalizacion
    Family Resource Center (915) 593-1000  
    Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (915) 585-5100 Free legal services to low–income residents
    Servicios Legales gratis para residentes de bajos recursos

Content Information

  • Homeless Liaison
    Olivia Narvaez, LBSW 
    Student and Parent Services
    Servicios a Estudiantes y Padres 
    Guidance & Counseling
    Servicios de Guia y Conseieria
    Speical Education/Child Find
    Educacion Especial