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Referrals of Unemployed Absent Parents

AT-79-07

Published: August 15, 1979
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies, Other Public Partners, Courts, Workforce/Labor
Topics:
Family Services & Referrals, Economic Stability/Job Services
Types:
Policy, Action Transmittals (AT)

Referrals of Unemployed Absent Parents

Action Transmittal

OCSE-AT-79-07

August 15, 1979

TO: STATE AGENCIES ADMINISTERING THE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS APPROVED UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT, AND STATE AGENCIES ADMINISTERING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PLANS APPROVED UNDER TITLE IV-A AND OTHER INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS

SUBJECT: Referrals of Unemployed Absent Parents

BACKGROUND: Judges have expressed concerns about the number of unemployed absent parents appearing before them on child support matters.

ACTION: State and local IV-D employees who have contact either in person or by telephone, with absent parents who are unemployed, should refer them to available State or local employment programs, including but not limited to the appropriate State Manpower agency and the State or local sponsor of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act provisions.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately

INQUIRIES TO: Regional Representatives

Deputy Director

Office of Child Support

Enforcement