Perry County Commissioners have declared August Child Support Awareness Month on August 4, 2021. Green ribbons will be placed on the courthouse stairs representing child support cases in the county. by Perry. The Ohio Child Support Program provides services to over one million children in our state. County child support agencies are working diligently to ensure these children receive financial support for a better future.
The Child Support Program promotes responsible parenthood, family autonomy and child well-being. Agencies provide services to locate parents, establish parentage, establish child support and medical support orders, collect and distribute child support, amend orders when circumstances have changed, and enforce orders that do not. are not paid.
Perry County Child Support Agency as part of Perry County JFS provides services to families of all types, from divorced parents to unmarried parents, custodial parents, foster children and others, regardless family income.
Locally, the Perry County Child Support Agency manages 2,525 cases and collects over 4 million child support payments each year.
Perry County also recently received funding from the Federal Child Support Office for an “Responsible Parenthood Economic Mobility Grant” in conjunction with Ohio State and Ashtabula County. With this additional funding, the agency plans to further expand the reach in our community to promote responsible parenthood through education. As always, we’re wearing green on August 4th to promote awareness. Perry County Child Support Agency is asking other partner agencies to submit their photos to be featured on the agency’s Facebook page.