To best support children and families, caseworkers need tools that reflect the financial reality of their clients. Read GBC's new issue brief to understand how leveraging data and simplifying processes can help caseworkers move beyond the reactive, punitive model of child support enforcement and better serve citizens.
Nationwide, child support enforcement programs serve 1 in 5 children and are effective for parents with a steady income. For the 25% of parents in these programs with no or low reported earnings, however, meeting their payment obligations is a challenge.
Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn more about:
- The many factors that can contribute to non-custodial parents missing child support payments
- The consequences of continued reliance on legacy technology and outdated enforcement strategies
- Steps that child support enforcement agencies can take to simplify processes, leverage data, and increase non-custodial parental involvement throughout the process in order to more holistically serve families