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Citrus Heights homeless assistance nonprofit to host event for in-need students

By Thomas J. Sullivan–
The Citrus Heights Homeless Assistance Resource Team (HART) will be hosting an upcoming one-day, one-stop resource event for students and families who are “in transition, experiencing, or at risk of homelessness.”

The 2019 “Student Connect” event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Mesa Verde High School, located at 7501 Carriage Drive.

Organizers say medical, dental, vision and mental health professionals will be participating and general information on housing resources and counseling will be offered. A free pancake breakfast will be provided during the event.

Assistance with school enrollment in the San Juan Unified School district, enrollment in Cal Fresh, and applying for free student meals will also be provided during the event.

In addition, clothing, haircuts, hygiene items and free bags of food will made available to those in need. More information is available on HART’s Eventbrite registration page.

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