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Work 4 Kids

Work4Kids helps parents to find and keep good paying jobs so they can meet their child support obligations.

Who The Project Helps 

Work4Kids helps parent who are:

  • Behind, or at risk of falling behind, on their child support payments
  • Unemployed or underemployed (i.e., working less than full time)
  • Faced with barriers to employment such as a criminal record

How The Project Helps

Work4Kids helps participants to:

  • Gain work skills and knowledge
  • Find new or better jobs
  • Resolve issues that may be keeping them from steady work (e.g., criminal record, mental health issue, substance abuse disorder, no reliable transportation, unstable housing and lack of education/training)
  • Access supports such as work clothes, transportation and training
  • Get personal counseling if they need it to stay employed
  • Modify their child support orders based on their ability to pay

Resources for Staff Working With Clients


Court forms to modify support


For More Information

Contact Sarah Turcotte at 1-800-786-3214 or Sarah.Turcotte@vermont.gov.


Work4Kids is a joint project of the Vermont Office of Child Support, VocRehab Vermont, Invest EAP, the Vermont Judiciary, and the Vermont Association of Business Industry and Rehabilitation (VABIR).