Access and Visitation Program Update - FY 2018

Publication Date: April 1, 2020


The Office of Child Support Enforcement administers the Access and Visitation Program to help children gain access to their noncustodial parents. Access and Visitation Program grantees submit program data annually. This program update (PDF) summarizes FY 2018 data on program services and participant demographic information.


Key Takeaways

  • Annual program participation was over 80,000.
  • Noncustodial fathers and custodial mothers were the largest participant groups.
  • Parent education continues to be the most frequently provided service.
  • Courts and child support agencies were the largest referral sources.
  • Most participants were never married to the other parent.
  • More than one-fourth of participants reported annual income of less than $10,000.
  • Most participants were white, African American, or Latino.


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