Require all new applicants to cooperate with Child Support for all minor children in the home with an absent parent. At redetermination, require all participants to cooperate with Child Support for all minor children in the home with an absent parent. See Chapter 4.9.3 (Child Support enforcement referral process).
Consider applicants to be cooperating when the Referral to Support and Collections form DHS-3163B-ENG (PDF) and Cooperation with Child Support Enforcement form DHS-2338 (PDF) are signed and filled out.
Cooperation with Child Support may include:
It also includes the following, as determined necessary by Child Support enforcement:
If a court order establishes Child Care Support for a child receiving child care assistance, the parent must assign the Child Care Support to the State.
Assignment of Child Care Support is a condition of eligibility for child care assistance. A caregiver assigns all rights of the family to Child Care Support by completing the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program Application DHS-3550 (PDF) or the Combined Application - Child Care Addendum DHS-5223D (PDF) in addition to the Combined Application Form DHS-5223 (PDF).
Minnesota Statutes 119B.09, subd. 1
Minnesota Statutes 256.741