Eligible children are those who have one of the following:

  • Are in the custody of YPDSS or are at risk for foster care placement
  • Have been designated as a "Child in Need of Services" (CHINS) designated by the courts or FAPT who either:
    • Remain in their homes and have been identified as needing services to prevent or eliminate the need for an out-of-home placement
    • Have been placed outside of their homes, but legal custody remains with the parents or legal guardians
  • Have been ordered by the courts into an out-of-home placement following a CHINS disposition
  • Have an IEP and are placed in private school programs
  • Have an IEP and require community-based services to be maintained in the home, community or school setting