Learn about activities requirements for the CAPS program.
Parents enrolled in the CAPS program must participate in an approved activity and also meet the income requirements. Note: Eligibility Requirements must be met for each parent in the household.
Current acceptable activities are:
Employed at least an average of 24 hours per week
Attending a technical or vocational school at least an average of 24 hours per week (vocational/technical school education can be used as an activity for up to one year)
Have a combination of both employment and attendance at a vocational/technical school at least an average of 24 hours per week (vocational/technical school education in combination with employment can be used as an activity for up to one year)
A minor parent (Under 21 years of age) attending middle or high school full time or attending GED courses at least full times.
Note: Currently, parents who are exclusively attending college to earn a four year degree or graduate degree are not eligible for CAPS.
Please note that policies and requirements in the CAPS program are subject to change.