The number of hits to our website in the past year
We continue to make enhancements. See the improved Policy page.
Of total child support collections in FY 2012 were from income withholding
Income withholding increased by 3 percent, to $22.9 billion. See the OCSE FY 2012 Preliminary Report for details.
The total child support collections (including non-IV-D collections) in FY 2012
This amount represents a 1.4% increase in one year. See the OCSE FY 2012 Preliminary Report for details.
Intentionally hurtful words, blaming, and threats by a partner are often precursors to physical violence.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline, a project of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, has a helpful tip sheet for recognizing signs of abuse.
It also incorporates sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse.
For IPV survivors struggling with severe emotional trauma, the National Center for Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health, a resource center supported by the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, has developed comprehensive, accessible and culturally relevant responses to the range of trauma-related issues caused by abusive relationships.
have experienced stalking by an intimate partner that made them fearful for their lives or the wellbeing of someone close to them.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act supports programs that provide safety planning alongside shelter and legal advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence to promote their health and wellbeing.
Operate comprehensive tribal child support programs
Seven more tribes receive funds to put a program in place.
Of custodial families with incomes at or below federal poverty level received child support services in 2009
Learn about characteristics of custodial families from an Urban Institute report, available on the OCSE website.
The record number of persons ages 5 and older who speak Spanish at home, according to the Pew Research Center
See the news story about the Pew analysis based on the 2011 American Community Survey.