McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance

Any homeless child shall be immediately admitted to District 401, even if the child or child's parent/guardian is unable to produce records normally required to establish residency.

District 401's liaison for homeless children is: 

Dr. Kari Smith
Assistant Superintendent for Student Services

If you have questions about enrolling a homeless child in District 401, please contact Dr. Smith by phone at 708-583-5836 or by email at

Section 6:140 of the Board of Education's District Policy Manual governs District 401's rules and procedures for the enrollment of homeless children.