Providing Employment and Income Supports When Noncustodial Parents Have Barriers to Payment

Employment-oriented programs offered as an alternative to traditional child support enforcement have the potential to improve outcomes for noncustodial fathers with a limited ability to pay child support. This fact sheet provides an overview of the evidence for effective state and local child support-led employment programs and state policies to expand state Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) for noncustodial parents.

Record Type: 
Fact / Tip Sheet
Publication Date: 
April, 2022
Date: 
April 2022
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Education and Training
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Support
  • Special Populations
    • Non-custodial Parents
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