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Holistic Programs for Noncustodial Mothers and Fathers Facing Incarceration for Child Support Noncompliance

Award Information

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Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $764,508)

First Things First (FTF) will implement the Dads Making a Difference (DMD) and Songbird programs as court diversionary initiatives for noncustodial parents behind in child support payments and facing incarceration. These programs will provide educational resources such as financial literacy and employment information to gain and retain jobs, helping participants remain current on their payments, avoid recidivism, and invest more time with their children.

Date Created: September 25, 2023