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Discretionary Grants for Parenting Time Opportunities for Children in the Child Support Program

Child Support Fact Sheet #14

Published: August 5, 2013
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies, Tribal Child Support Agencies, Other Private Partners, Community-Based Organizations (CBO)
Family Services & Referrals, Healthy Family Relationships
Guides/Publications/Reports, Outreach/Brochures, Promising Practices
Child Support Fact Sheet, Child Well-Being, Toolkit & Training

OCSE recently launched the Parenting Time Opportunities for Children, a pilot program to give child support agencies grants to develop, implement, and evaluate procedures to establish parenting time orders along with new child support orders.  The goal is to learn more about how the child support program can safely and effectively give families opportunities to establish parenting time orders, thereby improving child well-being overall and related child support outcomes. This fact sheet introduces OCSE’s Parenting Time Opportunities for Children grantees.