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Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month

The California Department of Child Support Services is excited to announce that August is Child Support Awareness Month!

Did you know............

-   Over 1.2 million children receive child support services in California.
-   California collected over 2.3 billion dollars on behalf of children and    families in  
     Federal Fiscal Year 2011.
-   Nationwide, one in four children receive child support services. 
-   Child support is the second largest source of income for families receiving it.

 Ideas for Child Support Awareness Month 2013

Fresno County- Non-IV-D postcard, thank you postcard to NCP who pay every month for 12 months, driver's license buy back, Best Dressed Kid vouchers to foster kids for back to school shopping.

Sutter and Yuba County
- 15 second spot in theaters and Child Support Saturday Event.

Napa County- Asking the CP or children to write thank you letters to the NCP, and entry into a drawing for tickets to Discovery park. They are advertsing in movie theaters.

Alameda County- Staff donated money or sports equpiment and gave it out to an at-risk group.

Glenn County- Back to school letter, current arears.

Orange County- Creating their own poster and putting an add in a parenting magazine.
Santa Barbara County- Is advertising attorney-led mediation appointments available for moms and dads to come in together to create a stipulation.  They are also extending their hours to 6 pm and offering half-hour appointments between 3 and 6 on Mondays in Santa Maria and on Wednesdays in Santa Barbara. 
San Joaquin County- is hanging a Banner along the Miracle Mile (Pacific Avenue) located in Stockton, CA
Los Angeles County- Click Here
Monterey County- CSAM Banner
Yolo and Sacramento County- Child Support Awareness Night at Raley Field with Tickets to see the Rivercats.
Shasta County- Child Support Awareness Month Proclamation

Come and visit us today!

Have you fallen behind in your child support payments? Have your work hours been cut or are you unemployed? If so, call 1-866-901-3212 or stop by your local child support office to seek a modification, obtain a repayment plan, or determine if you qualify for the Compromise of Arrears Program. We are here to help.


Are you an employer?
Click here for important information about the child support program

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