National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration Program Grants (CSPED)
In 2012, OCSE awarded Section 1115 grants to California, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin to test the efficacy of child support-led employment programs through the CSPED. The goal is to increase reliable child support payments among noncustodial parents who are unable to pay child support.
Wisconsin was also awarded a grant to manage the evaluation of CSPED.
CSPED Fact Sheet
Highlights from CSPED Reports
The brief summarizes key findings from the CSPED participant characteristics and final implementation reportsRead the Brief
Top CSPED Resources
Published: January 29, 2019Describes the implementation of the National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)
Published: January 29, 2019Describes the characteristics of participants in Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED) evaluation
Published: May 10, 2019Featured two success stories from Colorado and Wisconsin about CSPED grant that funds employment-related projects
Published: April 30, 2018Blog post featuring the voices of child support professionals and parents involved in three OCSE program innovation research grants — Procedural
Published: August 30, 2018Learn the differences between demonstration grants and waiver projects authorized in Section 1115 of the Social Security Act
Published: October 22, 2012Award information on Special Improvement Project and 1115 Grants for FY 2012