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Government Services

O’Brien & Associates is a licensed and insured private investigation agency specializing in the prevention and detection of fraud in government entitlement programs. We can keep our contracted costs lower in verification and investigation activities due to our expanded service area, extensive network database, and shared cost integration.

Initiated Collection Recovery

Our agency has initiated collection recovery on 95% of all identified over-issued dollars. We also secure intentional program violation sanctions by waiver when applicable.


We provide investigations for Housing Authorities including Section 8 Voucher Programs. Our agency has discovered unreported or false information in the housing cases involving household composition questions, and the cases involving $0 or questionable income. Home visits are made on every case including collateral contacts to verify all reported information.

Services Questions

If you have any questions about the services we can provide for you, i.e. contracting for direct service, service of process, or security for a special event, please feel free to contact us at 800-225-9947.

We will be glad to meet with you at your convenience to discuss the various services we can provide.

O'Brien & Associates - Child Care Investigations

Child Care Investigations

Our agency performs Child Care Program investigations on cases associated with state and county public assistance programs. The primary focus of these investigations is on:

  • Client fraud
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Skip Locate Services

Our agency provides locate services that allows individuals, referred to as non-custodial parents or the NCP, to be held accountable for child support obligations. O’Brien and Associates has access to the most updated databases, which are only available to law enforcement and private detectives.


Our databases allow us to verify residency based on various factors such as:

  • Utility bills
  • School enrollment
  • Vehicle registration
  • Civil suits
  • Criminal charges
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Government Process Service

Our agency provides service of process for child support agencies and county attorneys. These services are provided on a contractual or independent basis. We meet all time service standards.

O’Brien & Associates can serve your personal documents or satisfy your agency’s needs by serving multiple documents across the country. We are a member of NAPPS.

Our rates are very competitive, and our service is unmatched.