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Subject Contact Subscription Service (SCSS) Specification, Version 1.0

Date Published
October 2013
Publication Series
Publication Type
Technical Assistance

The Justice/Human Services Subject Contact Subscription Service (SCSS) is designed to facilitate the bidirectional sharing of client interaction information between agencies and programs that bridge the criminal justice and human services domains to provide for better decision making in regard to supervision decisions and social support as they apply to clients, their families, and the community.  Public safety, as well as the health and welfare, recovery, self-sufficiency, and well-being of the individual, family, and community, is paramount to the process.

The Subject Contact Subscription Service (SCSS) allows a requesting entity (subscriber) to subscribe/unsubscribe to receive a subject (person) contact notification that includes subject and contact event information.

The Subject Contact Subscription Service (SCSS) allows a reporting entity to report a subject contact event.

This service should be used in conjunction with its companion service—the Subject Contact Notification Service (SCNS).

NOTE: To fully review the purpose, scope, capability offered and real-world effect(s) this service specification intends to address, we invite your full review of the associated Service Description Document (SDD). It can be located by first downloading the service specification zip file on this webpage followed by navigating to the “artifacts” folder. There you’ll discover the corresponding SDD for this service.

Date Created: February 16, 2021