Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support (IV-D) Program: 2016 U.S. Census Survey Results

Elaine Sorensen, Arthur Pashi, and Melody Morales, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services
November 2018

This report uses the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau to describe custodial families served by the IV-D program, a federally mandated program that promotes parental responsibility and family self-sufficiency by providing families with child support services.