Reminders and Info Regarding ARP Funding for Homeless Children and Youth

Thank you for your patience as the Maine Department of Education has worked out the details for the $2.6 million awarded to Maine under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) program. Here are is some important follow up information and reminders about ARP-HCY I and II finding:
  • ARP-HCY I: School Administrative Units (SAUs) who were awarded funding will now see these allocations in Maine DOE’s GEMS System.
  • ARP-HCY II: To receive funds, the brief form to complete is now open HERE.
    • Remember to coordinate with other SAUs if you will be applying as a consortium.
    • Please complete this form prior to October 15, 2021.

For more information:

For further information, questions, and support, contact Amelia Lyons, McKinney-Vento (MV) Homeless Education Specialist, amelia.lyons@maine.gov or (207) 557-1787.

NEW: School and/or district McKinney-Vento liaisons can sign up for the MV listserv here!