The Parent Support Program works with non-custodial parents to help them find employment, increase child support payments, and engage with their children.
In collaboration with the Onondaga County Family Court, the Center piloted New York State’s first problem-solving child support program in 2008. Using this program as a model, the Center worked with the New York City Human Resources Administration and Family Court to launch the Kings County Parent Support Program in Brooklyn in 2010. A Bronx County site is set to launch in late 2017.
In this article in the Office of Child Support Enforcement’s Child Support Report, Liberty Aldrich, director of domestic violence and family court programs at the Center for Court Innovation, explains how a court-based problem-solving approach to child support cases can increase child support payments, reduce negative consequences, and build healthy parent-child relationships.
This Practitioners Manual provides step-by-step guidance for drug court teams looking to help participants pursue higher education. The other three manuals provide support for participants, interns, and trainers.
This guide for trainers is one of four manuals that, together, explain how drug court teams can create a program to help drug court participants pursue higher education. The Practitioners Manual provides a road map for the entire program, which gives step-by-step guidance to participants enrolling in and seeking financial aid for college.