If you are a student or parent of a preschool to 12thtitle x icon grade student in Mesa and need to speak to a Families
in Transition/Homeless Assistant, please contact us at
480-472-0291 or

Educational Assistance

The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youths as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

Rights Information

For more information regarding homeless student rights, please refer to the following English or Spanish document. 

McKinney-Vento Services

Eligible student may qualify for the following:

  • Before/After School Program & Tutoring
  • Up to three months of participation and enrollment fees paid
  • Programs include
    • MPS Xplore (selected sites)
    • Boys and Girls Club
    • YMCA
    • City of Mesa Jefferson and Webster Recreation Centers
  • Free Lunch
  • Assistance with fees/fines
  • School Supplies
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • Transportation if applicable


Main office 480-472-0291

Contact Information

Rita Bracamonte-Rodruez | Liaison

Melissa Valenzuela | Counselor

Jane Foley-Graeff | Assistant

Dr. Patricia Estes | Title I Director

Transportation Agreement
ESSA Title I Information
Support for Families in Transition