20 CFR 641.520 - Are there any priorities that grantees and sub-recipients must use in selecting eligible individuals for participation in the SCSEP?
(a) Yes, in selecting eligible individuals for participation in the SCSEP, priority must be given to individuals who have one or more of the following characteristics:
(1) Are 65 years of age or older;
(2) Have a disability;
(4) Reside in a rural area;
(6) Have low employment prospects;
(7) Have failed to find employment after using services provided through the One-Stop delivery system; or
(b) Section 2(a) of the Jobs for Veterans Act creates a priority for service for veterans (and, in some cases, spouses of veterans) who otherwise meet the program eligibility criteria for the SCSEP. 38 U.S.C. 4215(a). Priority is extended to veterans. Priority is also extended to the spouse of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability; the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty who has been listed for a total of more than 90 days as missing in action, captured in the line of duty by a hostile force, or forcibly detained by a foreign government or power; the spouse of any veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service-connected disability; and the spouse of any veteran who died while a disability so evaluated was in existence.
(c) Grantees and sub-recipients must apply these priorities in the following order: