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Published: May 19, 2016
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Families, Courts
Family Services & Referrals, Incarceration/Prisoner Reentry
Guides/Publications/Reports, Outreach/Brochures

The child support program does more than collect support for families. We work with partners in the reentry field to help parents who are incarcerated or returning to their communities.

Text of "Changing a child support order state by state guides"

State-by-State Guide to Changing a Child Support Order has two parts:

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Project to Avoid Increasing Delinquencies (PAID)

Activities that increase the regular payments of current child support and prevent and reduce arrears

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Reentry Mythbusters

Fact sheets and resources clarify existing federal policies that affect formerly incarcerated individuals and their families

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Federal Resources

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Toolkit for Parents - Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration

Some tools to help parents with the changes children are going through


Last Reviewed: May 19, 2016