Child Support Program

Welcome LCO Child Support Specialists

Aaniin / Sheku swakweku (hello everyone). My name is Renee Betters and I am the newly hired Child Support Specialist for the Lac Courte Oreilles Child Support Program.

I am an Oneida Nation Tribal member and previously lived in Oneida, WI, before moving to LCO 4 years ago. I am engaged to a wonderful man and have 3 beautiful children ages 13, 8 and 2.

Before taking on the LCOCSS position, I have worked for the LCO Tribe for nearly 4 years. I also have a combined 15+ years with the Oneida Nation in the gaming and retail industry. I worked for Irene Hill with the Oneida COP's Program. The COP Program allowed for me to be able to do respite work and take care of my grandmother, helping her meet her personal and medical needs as a disabled Elder.

My education: Before moving to LCO, I attended NWTC in Marinette, WI. Due to personal and family needs I was unable to complete my degree. However, I hope to be able to continue my education here and finish my college requirements to obtain a degree in IT-developer or change course to Business Management.

I have a strong work ethic and am passionate in all I do. I am excited to begin my new journey with the LCO Child Support Program and will strive to maintain excellent customer service, as well as meeting the needs to participants to the best of my ability. Chi Miigwech / Yaw^ko (thank you) for your time.


Hello my Name is Anna Amparo. I would like to introduce myself as a newly hired Child Support Specialist at LCO Child Support.

A little about myself is, I moved to the area in 2007. I later attended college at LCOCC and graduated with an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, I am also currently working towards a degree in criminal justice.

Prior to this position I had the honor of working at LCO Tribal Court as a Court Assistant along with over 3 years at the LCO Boys & Girls Club.

Over the years the community and the children of the community have grown close to my heart. I am very excited for this beginning of my new career.

Child Support Mission

The Lac Courte Oreilles Child Support Program is dedicated to working in collaboration with all State, National and Tribal agencies and departments to maintain an effective program that will meet the needs of families, improve the welfare of children, and strengthen Tribal sovereignty. We make every effort to strengthen family responsibilities and values through quality service and cultural integrity.

Our purpose is to enforce the child's right for support (financial, medical, emotional, and cultural) from both parents in order to raise the standard of living for Tribal children.

Our goals are founded in our commitment to families to ensure that paternity is established when appropriate; financial disputes between separated parents are minimized; and parents are held accountable to support their children in accordance with their resources and abilities.

Services LCO CSP Offers:

  • Location of parents
  • Establishment of paternity
  • Establishment of child support obligations
  • Supervised mediation between parents
  • Collection and distribution of child support payments
  • Enforcement of child support obligations
  • Modification of child support obligations
  • Payment history

Eligibility

LCO CSP provides paternity establishment and child support services to families where on or more of the parties are enrolled members of LCO or other federally recognized tribes.

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