Division of Child Support (DCS)

Created on: 
Dec 06 2016

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.

What are the Division of Child Support (DCS) interfaces?

ACES interfaces with Division of Child Support (DCS) to exchange information related to:

  • Non-custodial parents,
  • Child support payments,
  • Health insurance coverage,
  • Paternity, and
  • New employment listings (New Hires File).

How often do the Division of Child Support (DCS) interfaces run?

ACES sends and receives interface information at varying times throughout the month.

The DCS New Hires File is processed weekly in ACES.

What information does ACES receive from the Division of Child Support (DCS)?

ACES receives information from DCS about:

  • Updated non-custodial parent addresses,
  • Medical insurance coverage of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Assistance Unit members, and
  • Child support payment collections information

ACES also receives the New Hires File from DCS.

Online Processing

What information does ACES send to the Division of Child Support (DCS)?

ACES sends DCS information about:

  • Newly approved Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) AUs,
  • Added persons to TANF AUs,
  • Newly terminated TANF AUs,
  • Children receiving Concurrent Benefits Dual TANF,
  • TANF AUs for a child suddenly deprived of parental support (such as one of the parents moving out of the home),
  • Any new non-custodial parent(s) added to the Non-Custodial Parent page,
  • Approval, denial or updates to the Good Cause field on the Non-Custodial Parent page, and
  • TANF recipient changes,

What alerts are generated from the Division of Child Support (DCS) interfaces?

ACES generates the following alerts for the specific situation:

Mainframe Processing

What information does ACES send to the Division of Child Support (DCS)?

ACES sends DCS information about:

  • Newly approved Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) AUs,
  • Added persons to TANF AUs,
  • Newly terminated TANF AUs,
  • Children receiving Concurrent Benefits Dual TANF,
  • TANF AUs for a child suddenly deprived of parental support (such as one of the parents moving out of the home),
  • Any new non-custodial parent(s) added to the NCPS screen,
  • Approval, denial or updates to the Good Cause Ind field on the NCPS screen, and
  • TANF recipient changes

What alerts are generated from the Division of Child Support (DCS) interfaces?

ACES generates the following alerts for the specific situation:

 

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.