Building strong networks leads to better outcomes for parents and children. Most child support programs collaborate with health care services, employment programs, family violence centers, or other social service agencies.
Parents who owe child support need a steady income to make payments. To increase parents’ ability to pay, many child support programs help parents look for work by referring them to employment services.
When parents experience domestic violence, safety is a primary concern. OCSE and its partners work with parents on good safety planning to protect survivors, their children, and sensitive personal information.