Wednesday Connection

  • What it is:

    • A community collaboration with The Office of Students in Transition of Springfield Public Schools providing a low-barrier, one-stop resource for families to access essential stabilizing area resources in a centralized location.



    • To divert children and youth from homelessness, increase family and community stability, increase access to education, student attendance, achievement, and graduation.  


    How to access it: 

    • Participants must be McKinney-Vento eligible SPS students or caregivers and be screened and referred by The Office of Students in Transition.


    • Housing Assistance
    • Employment Services
    • Legal Assistance
    • Access to Benefits (Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, childcare assistance, etc)
    • Mental Health & Substance Abuse referrals
    • Crisis Relief
    • Transportation Assistance
    • ID/Birth Certificates
    • Case Management
    • Free Childcare & Lunch provided for Clients