SASS Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be between the ages of 12-25 at the time of program entry.
  • Must be a Caregiver. For purposes of this program, “Caregiver” is defined as someone with responsibilities for an individual whose absence would disrupt the life of the individual they care for, including a parent with physical custody of a minor child; an expectant or pregnant parent; a legal guardian of a minor child; a biological parent, adoptive parent, custodian, or stepparent with an established and substantial relationship with a minor child; a person who serves as a caregiver for a relative who is ill, disabled, or elderly; or a person with caregiving responsibilities for siblings. 
  • Must not be charged with offenses that indicate a serious risk to public safety or family safety, including but not limited to homicide, criminal sexual conduct, armed robbery, kidnapping, stalking, domestic violence, and child abuse.
  • Prior criminal history will not automatically disqualify an individual from participation.