Every PPS school has trained social workers to address the social well-being of students and families. They provide resources, information, and counseling and serve as a liaison between students, parents and school staff to solve problems by communicating and providing referrals to other resources.
Every PPS middle and high school has trained counselors to support students and reduce barriers to learning.
McKinney-Vento Program - Homelessness
Under the federal McKinney-Vento Act, eligible students who are homeless are eligible to enroll in school even if unable to provide proof of residency or certain education and immunization records. For students and families experiencing homelessness and in foster care: