The Traditional Circle offers the non-custodial parent the ability to offset up to 50% of their child support obligation by providing in-kind services to the family:
You may off-set up to half of your child support payment per month by doing any of the following activities that will benefit the child.
Cord of Wood
Child Care Activities
All work must have prior approval and must be signed by both parties and CSP. There will be a limit on the number of hours to be used for offsets. A $10.00 per hour scale will be used for all activities.
There are currently 13 recognized members of the Traditional Circle, these members were nominated in a Business Committee and then recognized by the Business Committee through Tribal Resolution #: 99-11
Duncan Standing Rock
Lydia Chief Stick
Kenny Writing Bird