Office of Child Support

What We Do

The Office of Child Support (OCS) helps to obtain financial support for families with children by:

  1. Establishing, enforcing and modifying child support orders for children who do not live with both parents
  2. Establishing and enforcing medical insurance provisions in court orders
  3. Collecting, recording and distributing child support payments through the OCS Registry
  4. Establishing parentage when children are born outside of marriage
Who We Serve

Populations served:

  1. Parents entitled to medical and child support
  2. Parents obligated to pay medical and child support
  3. Guardians entitled to medical and child support
  4. States seeking assistance in Vermont courts
How We Impact

The Office of Child Support improves the economic security of children and families in Vermont.

Vision:

Every child has the resources needed to be safe, secure, and stable.

Mission:

The Vermont Office of Child Support promotes the well-being of all families by strengthening their financial safety net.  We provide quality services and information to parents, caregivers, and community partners involved in the child support process.

Budget Information
FY 22 Budget
Primary Appropriation#: 3440040000
FY 2022 Appropriation: $14,746,121
Portion of Appropriation dedicated to Program: 100%
Total FY 2022 Budget: $14,746,121
FY 20 Actual
Fund: GF $4,280,292
Fund: SF $99,981
Fund: FF $9,256,102
Fund: CRF: $217,954
Total FY 20 Actual: $14,113,683
Measures
Time
Period
Current Actual Value
Current Target Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
PM
2019
16,435
1
-9%
PM
2019
18,367
1
-3%
PM
2019
74%
70%
3
1%
PM
2019
$37.44Mil
4
-16%
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