The NAECHY website provides information on legislation affecting homeless youth, and resources to help professionals serving these children. The website describes NAECHY,
"NAEHCY is the only professional organization specifically dedicated to meeting the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Consequently, we are the only association specifically dedicated to providing professional development, resources, and training support for people, such as yourself, who support the academic success homeless children and youth: local homeless education liaisons, teachers, school counselors and social workers, registrars, nurses, child advocates, shelter staff, community service organization partners. In short, anyone with an interest in supporting children and youth in homeless situations is welcome to be a part of NAEHCY and encouraged to become a member."