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Chirp - August is Child Support Awareness Month

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:00am

Many states and tribes will hold recognition events to spread awareness in their communities about child support services. Be sure to share our video, too!

Chirp - Key findings from CSPED released

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:00am

An evaluation of OCSE’s national demonstration of child support-led employment programs found that CSPED increased NCP employment and earnings. Get highlights from the reports.

Chirp - Nevada enacts requirements on insurers

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:00am

Nevada passed a law that requires insurers to notify the state child support program of any pending liability, worker’s comp, and life insurance claims. It becomes effective in 2020. Contact InsuranceMatch@acf.hhs.gov for more info.

Chirp - OCSE offers Intergovernmental Innovation Grant

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:00am

OCSE is now accepting applications for a new grant to design or improve interventions for more efficient case coordination and increased payments on intergovernmental cases. Learn more and apply today.

Chirp - New Grant from Department of Labor

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00am

DOL announced a grant for Appalachian and Delta regions to expand workforce development initiatives in rural communities. Funding will help provide training and support services in these communities to prepare new workforce entrants and dislocated and incumbent workers for good jobs. State and tribal programs might consider partnering to apply.

Chirp - Insurance Match still growing

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:00am

In 2018, 165 new insurers joined Insurance Match bringing the total to 1,514 – an 11% increase. California, Colorado, and Oregon now mandate that insurers check for a child support debtor before making a payout. To learn more, contact InsuranceMatch@acf.hhs.gov.

Chirp - Share our new video for parents

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 12:00am

OCSE has a new video that looks at the top child support services parents will typically use – also available in Spanish. Please share widely!