Parents who are receiving RI Works Cash Assistance, Child Care Assistance, or RIte Care Health Insurance are required to cooperate with the Office of Child Support in obtaining a child support and/or medical support order from a non-custodial parent. A parent can request a waiver from cooperation based on domestic violence and will be referred to the Family Violence Option Advocacy Program (PDF, 604KB) (Spanish (PDF, 612KB)) for safety-planning and to prove eligibility for the waiver.
How to Apply
To apply for services, fill out the this application (PDF, 897KB) and return to the Office of Child Support Services. For more information, contact the Office of Child Support Services at (401) 458-4400.