About the Toolkit
This toolkit can help you reach out to single parents in the Hispanic community—and to let them know how child support can help their children.
Who Should Use It?
How Does It Help?
Past research has indicated a great need to raise awareness of child support services and its benefits to the Hispanic community.
As such, a national and grassroots campaign could extend the benefits of child support to even more little girls and boys across America.
This toolkit is intended to help child support enforcement offices reach out to the Hispanic community. Here are its goals:
It tells you how to address these barriers:
For Child Support Professionals:
For Hispanic Custodial and Noncustodial Parents:
The toolkit also enables professionals to embrace opportunities to…
How Does It Work?
This toolkit provides two types of information:
Outreach Tips: Read narratives that give an overview of various methods you can use to launch your Hispanic outreach project. Many sections include menus of ideas you can adapt to your own program.
Outreach Tools: Outreach toolkit materials, such as print, radio, and TV ads, are included on a Hispanic Child Support Resource Center DVD to help your organization publicize child support services. The outreach toolkit materials in the DVD are also available online. To download these materials click here: OCSE Hispanic Outreach Toolkit. To request a copy of the DVD, contact your State or Tribal Child Support Office or the OCSE National Reference Center.
The link for State Offices is: https://ocse.acf.hhs.gov/int/directories/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.extivdlist
For Tribal Offices:
OCSE National Reference Center
These resources are written especially for Hispanic custodial and noncustodial parents. Many appear in Spanish and English.
All are written in plain language and are easy to use. This comprehensive, practical, back-to-the-basics information can help you launch an effective Hispanic outreach effort.