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Chirp - OCSE forecasts round 2 of responsible parenting grants

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 12:00am

OCSE forecasted another funding opportunity for Charting a Course for Economic Mobility and Responsible Parenting – Cohort II. If you aren’t able to apply by June 29 for the first cohort, check out the 2021 forecast.

Chirp - Census releases report on custodial parents

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 12:00am

The poverty rate for children who live apart from a parent is about three times that of children who live with both parents. Learn more in the Census Bureau’s latest report on custodial mothers and fathers.

Chirp - OFA announces fatherhood grants

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:00am

ACF’s Office of Family Assistance is accepting applications for 3 competitive grants that promote responsible fatherhood and healthy marriage activities. Apply online for FRAMEWorks, Fatherhood FIRE, and READY4Life by the July 1 deadline.

Chirp - OCSE studies millennials in the program

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 12:00am

Millennial custodial parents are less likely to marry than earlier generations. Learn more in this latest Story Behind the Numbers.

Chirp - Nicaragua joins Hague Convention

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 12:00am

The Hague Child Support Convention took effect in Nicaragua on April 18. The U.S. now has reciprocity with 41 countries and 12 Canadian provinces and territories. See the OCSE International website.

Chirp - OCSE releases latest PJAC brief

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 12:00am

This new brief from MDRC describes how child support programs can use principles of procedural justice to engage disconnected parents. Get the brief.