Community Meeting On Child Support Issues Set For Thursday

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Rep. JoAnne Favors has scheduled the second in a series of community meetings regarding issues related to the Child Support Program.  This meeting will be held on Thursday from 1-8 p.m. at the Kingdom Center, 730 East M.L. King Blvd.

Assistant Commissioner David Sanchez, for the Tennessee Department of Human Services’ Child Support Program and additional program staff will be in attendance to provide individual assistance in understanding and resolving some child support issues.  

No appointment is required,  however all interested parties are asked to be in attendance at 2 or 6 p.m. to hear important information regarding the Tennessee Child Support Program including Legal Aspects, Hamilton County Child Support Program, and Federal Grant programs available in Hamilton County that can provide specific assistance to parents.   

Call 800.741-2702, extension 12702 for more information.


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