Debt Compromise Improving Child Support Outcomes – Conference Summaryclick to download
On June 15-16, 2009, staff of the Center for Policy Research facilitated a meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss concrete issues that states and local child support agencies must address in the design and implementation of debt compromise programs. The meeting involved representatives of debt compromise programs in the following state and local jurisdictions: California (Los Angeles County, Merced County, and the State); Illinois; Maryland; Minnesota (Hennepin County, Ramsey County, and the State); New Mexico; North Dakota; Vermont; and Washington D.C.
This summary includes highlights from participants of their programs and best practices.
Issue(s): Child Support
Focus Area(s): Core Program Services
Author(s): Jessica Pearson, Nancy Thoennes, Rasa Kaunelis
Issues & Focus Areas
- Child Support
- Child Welfare
- Early Childhood & Education
- Economic Security & Healthcare
- Father Engagement & Healthy Relationships
- Gender-Based Violence