Students face homelessness too


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – When you think about the homeless, you probably picture an adult, but many are children.

Fayette County School Superintendent Manny Caulk gave the “State of the Schools” address this week. On statistic stood out. Of the district’s 41 thousand plus students, Caulk says 837 are homeless.

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Those aren’t just numbers. They’re people.

The ‘Give Kids a Home’ program is a partnership between Fayette County Public Schools, the Catholic Action Center, the Community Action Council, and Stonebridge apartments.

It helps fill in the gap so students and their families don’t have to live without a roof over their heads.

Watch the video to see how the program impacted one family.