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2006 Updates
December 2006 Child Support Enforcement recently completed its eighth annual assessment of North Dakota's voluntary paternity acknowledgment program. The assessment included identifying the hospitals that are high performers with respect to providing voluntary paternity acknowledgment services. Among large hospitals, Mercy Hospital of Devils Lake was the highest-performing hospital, followed by Innovis Health of Fargo and Altru of Grand Forks. Among medium-sized hospitals, St. Joseph's Hospital of Dickinson was the highest performer. Among small hospitals, First Care Health Center of Park River and Mercy Hospital of Valley City were the highest performers.

The complete assessment report is available on this web site.

September 2006 Child Support recently received a Section 1115 Grant from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
August 2006 The Department of Human Services is proposing amendments to the child support guidelines. A public hearing on the proposed amendments is scheduled for November 16, 2006. In addition, the Department will be accepting written comments on the proposed amendments until November 27, 2006. The proposed amendments, a fact sheet summarizing the proposed amendments, and information about the public hearing and submitting written comments is available on this web site.
January 2006 New Feature: Individuals who want to apply for child support services can now use this web site to complete an application online. Once completed, the application will be electronically submitted to a child support enforcement office.

2006 News Releases
November 9, 2006 ND Child Support Enforcement Program honored for excellence
September 15, 2006 North Dakota Receives Federal Grant to Coordinate Child Welfare and Child Support Services
March 16, 2006 New Noncustodial Parental Employment Program Launched in GF Region
March 8, 2006 Noncustodial Parental Employment Program Works
January 20, 2006 N.D. Child Support Collections Set Record


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