California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Provides aid, services, and protection to needy children and adults. Obtain information on services including child support, food stamps, welfare-to-work, and supplementary security income.
Administration for Child and Families (ACF) Housed within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), ACF is responsible for federal programs which promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. From this site, you can obtain information on ACF's programs and services including Child Support Enforcement, Office of Family Assistance, Welfare Reform, and State Health information.
Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Obtain information on significant child support enforcement systems including New Hire Reporting and Child Support Enforcement State Systems. Provides access to selected handbooks and publications including a glossary of child support terms, Child Support Enforcement Handbook, Child Support Services for Head Start Families, and UIFSA Handbook excerpts.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Responsible for the protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. Includes information on programs provided by the agency including medical and social science research, immunization services, assuring food and drug safety, medicare (health insurance for elderly and disabled Americans) and Medicaid (health insurance for low-income people), financial assistance for low-income families, and child support enforcement.