McKinney-Vento (Homeless)

Richmond Community Schools' mission is to ensure all students have equitable access to an appropriate education.  This section is intended to provide information for any student who is experiencing homelessness. Homelessness includes

  • Doubled-up (Students sharing housing due to loss of housing or economic hardship)
  • Sheltered (Students living in emergency, domestic violence, or transitional shelter)
  • Unsheltered (Students living in campgrounds, trailer parks, cars, parks, public spaces, temporary trailers, abandoned building, substandard housing, bus and train stations for lack of housing)
  • Hotels/Motels (Students living in hotels and motels for lack of housing)
  • Unaccompanied Youth (Student not in physical custody of parent or guardian)


For questions or concerns, please contact:
Elizabeth Markward
District Liaison
Chief of Exceptional Student Education
300 Hub Etchison Parkway
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Office: (765) 973-3398
Fax: (765) 973-3471
Indiana Dept. of Education Coordinators
Flora Jones, Director of Student Pathways & Opportunities
Charlie Gibson, Homeless Education Specialist