Child Support

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How Grantees of Ex-Prisoner Reentry Project Work with Fathers to Strengthen Families

Grantees working with ex-prisoners provide insights as to how to deliver services to these men.

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Child Support Seeks Personal Stories

OCSE encourages custodial and noncustodial parents and adults who were once children on a child support case to submit their stories.

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FY 2016 Budget Request Proposes New Investments in Learning

The Administration’s fiscal year 2016 budget request proposes a historic investment in research and evaluation across ACF programs.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents

Parents deserve a second chance to get a job and support their kids once they leave prison.

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Using Behavioral Economics to Help Incarcerated Parents Apply for Child Support Order Modifications

The intervention produced a highly statistically significant impact at relatively low cost.

Mark Greenberg

Breaking Down Silos: State and Local Efforts Now Have Toolkit to Improve Responsible Data Sharing

The ACF Confidentiality Toolkit will help state and local efforts understand how and when it is possible to share information about a family or individual, in ways consistent with confidentiality laws and requirements.

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Tribal Programs Gaining in Number and Strength

Native American tribes operating “comprehensive” child support programs increased from nine to 56 in only 14 years.

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HUD AND OCSE Partner to Reconnect Families and Dads

Agencies developed a new partnership to bring employment, health and legal resources to fathers who stay involved in children's lives. 

Vicki Turetsky

Turetsky Honored for Public Service at 2014 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement

Honor is presented to an attorney who demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and integrity within the executive branch of federal government.

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