These 3-year grant projects will leverage the child support program’s responsible parenting expertise to educate and motivate teens and young adults to postpone parenthood until after they complete their education, start a career, and have a committed relationship.
Intergovernmental Case Processing Innovation is a two-year demonstration project designed to test how child support agencies can increase payments and improve case processing efficiency and customer service on intergovernmental cases.
Using Digital Marketing to Increase Participation in the Child Support Program is a two-year demonstration project designed to research how digital marketing may help the child support program more effectively reach and serve families.
Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt is a five-year demonstration project that seeks to increase parents’ compliance with child support orders by increasing trust and confidence in the child support agency and its processes.
Behavioral Interventions in Child Support Services is a five-year demonstration project that uses behavioral science to develop interventions to improve child support services and increase parent engagement.
Access and Visitation mandatory grants provide annual funding to states and territories to support services that increase noncustodial parents' access to and time with their children.