Being homeless does not just mean living on the streets.

Homeless students include foster children awaiting placement, families doubled up with others, and unaccompanied youth.  In Berrien County alone there were 267 elementary children homeless in 2013-2014 school year and 193 high school students that were homeless.

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Summer Food Service Program

Welcome to the Michigan Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) site locator. The SFSP was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs. Use the SFSP site locator to find a SFSP site near you