Part of a series of fact sheets that discuss how and why the child support program provides innovative services to families across six interrelated areas to assure that parents have the tools and resources they need to support their children and be positively involved in raising them, this fact sheet focuses on family-centered innovations to improve child support outcomes. The need for family-centered child support services is explained, child support program accomplishments are shared, and the evolving child support program policy agenda is described. The collaboration of the child support program with other organizations is noted and strategies the program is using to address underlying reasons parents are not paying their obligations are identified. The brief closes with an explanation of the funding of State child support programs. 6 references.
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