Category Homeless Services

Cabinet Corner: Homeless Student Services

Homeless agencies across the state estimate there are 2,500 homeless students in Oakland County alone. The worst part is, said Sara Orris, Homeless Student Education Services Coordinator of Oakland Schools’ Community Programs, Special Populations, that number is likely way off. “We know that’s just a fraction of the number of homeless students out there,” she […]

Oakland Schools staff, National Council of Jewish Women ensure students start the school year off right

As an employee of Oakland Schools working with students in need for the past 10 years, it’s become obvious to me that one thing those students really want is to start the school year with all the supplies they’ll need to be successful. However, purchasing everything a student needs for the school year can be […]