Participants of Jeremiah Program work toward self-reliance, stability and prosperity. We invite you to explore how Jeremiah Program can support you realize your potential for yourself and your family.

Program Benefits

  • A supportive community of peers working toward self-reliance
  • Empowerment training and life skills education
  • An Early childhood development center
  • Individualized coaching to support you in setting and meeting goals
  • Access to professionals who can help you develop your skills and networks for employments
  • Childcare during Jeremiah Program Activities


Participant Requirements

  • Adhere to education plan and timeline
  • Maintain 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA), per semester
  • Achieve a minimum of a 67% school completion rate each semester
  • Maintain good-standing with academic institution
  • Engage in employment, internship or volunteering
  • Participation in coaching sessions with an individual Family Coach
  • Participate in Life Skills education classes during school semesters.
  • Participate in Participant Council meetings and activities
  • Enroll eligible child(ren) in Jeremiah Program’s on-site Child Development Center or approved partner Child Development Center.
  • Adherence to Jeremiah Program Drug and Alcohol Policy: Use of illegal mood-altering chemicals on or off premises by Jeremiah Program participants or their minor children or guests is not permitted. Participants are required to submit to random drug testing.
  • Engage in full programming for a minimum of 1 calendar year
  • Adherence to Jeremiah Program Participant Handbook and Resident Manual
  • For Residential Sites: Pay up to 30% of income, on a monthly basis, for rent, where applicable


Jeremiah Program – Boston is currently accepting program applications. Alternatively, you may download the Application PDF.If you have any questions, please contact Greta Douglas (Admissions Coordinator) at GDouglas@JeremiahProgram.org

Program Application

Applicant Demographics

Start our application below to see if you are eligible for our program.

Are you 18 years of age or older? *
Are you at or below 30% Area Median Income (AMI)? *
Do you have a high school diploma or GED? *
Do you have the ability to work and attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States? *
Do you intend to enroll in a post-secondary educational program in pursuit of an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree? *
Do you have at least 50% custody of your child(ren) or are currently pregnant? *
At the time of application, is at least one child 4 and under? Additional child(ren) should not exceed the age of 7 in residential campuses (Minneapolis – St. Paul, Rochester, Fargo-Moorhead, and Austin) *