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2nd Chance Amnesty Week Set for March 12-17


County staff participate in 2nd chance week radio interviewMecklenburg County’s Child Support Enforcement Department wants to help non-custodial parents get back on track with their child support payments.

On March 12-17, the department will host its annual 2nd Chance Amnesty Week. The event is an opportunity for non-custodial parents to come in and discuss their case and get back on track with child support payments without fear of being arrested.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees should be prepared to make a payment of at least one month of the child support amount due and one payment toward the past due amount.

CSE has seen great success during previous events. In 2017, over $20,000 in child support payments were collected. In 2016, over $6,700 was collected.

This year in addition to the amnesty event, CSE will collaborate with The Responsible Fatherhood Initiative to educate non-custodial fathers about the of role Child Support Enforcement and their involvement with families, in addition to helping to improve parenting skills and offer employment assistance. Non-custodial fathers will also have an opportunity to talk to male child support case managers during this event.

2nd Chance Amnesty Week is being held at Mecklenburg County Child Support Offices at 5800 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200 in Charlotte. The dates and times are listed below:

  • Monday, March 12, 2018 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 16, 2018 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 17, 2018 – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.