Students in Transition

The program offers funding for academic fees and other needed services to homeless high school students in jeopardy of not graduating.
Scholarships are offered for workplace certification programs to select graduates.

Students in Transition, previously Children in Transition, has a direct relationship with Washoe County School District’s (WCSD) Children in Transition (CIT) program, to provide support to homeless children in Washoe County who qualify under the WCSD CIT program. The program provides funding to homeless high school students, in jeopardy of not graduating, for academic fees and other requirements.  Also available to the students is a shopping experience for professional clothing.

In FY 2018-2019, over 400 transitional students from WCSD high schools received services.  Eleven students received scholarships to further their education and/or training to pursue careers in dental hygiene, radiology, cosmetology and nursing to name a few.