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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act guides the policies and procedures for identifying and assisting homeless students in Decatur County. The complete Board Policy may be viewed at http://www.dcboe.com/ by accessing the Board Policies link on the left side menu. From there, please click on J. Students and then click on Homeless to view the entire policy - JBC(1)-R(1).

Homeless Liasion Kathy Varner, along with social workers, works  with schools and MVP building contacts to ensure compliance with the policiy and to identify and meet the needs of students identified as homeless. Parent Information can also be found at the District Parent Resource Center and at each school parent resource center.

Building Level Contacts


Bainbridge High School: Stephanie Green- 229-248-2230

Bainbridge Middle School: Meredith McKelvy- 229-248-2206

Hutto Middle School:  Valerie Brooks  - 229-248-2224

Elcan King Elementary: Christy Cox - 229-248-2212

John Johnson Elementary: Kaycee Wade 229-248-2215 

Jones Wheat Elementary: Cenise White - 229-248-2218

Potter Street Elementary: Anita Jackson - 229-248-2253

West Bainbridge Elementary: Lisa Peacock - 229-248-2821

NBLC:  Heith Maxwell -  229-248-1203



For assistance or further information, please contact the following:


District Homeless Contact - Tia Williams, 229-248-2842



Kathy Varner,District Homeless Liaison, at 229-248-2836

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