The child support program does more than collect support for families. We locate parents, establish paternity, and work with families to set child support orders.
Whether you’re a mom, dad, or grandparent, we’ll help make child support a reliable source of income for your children.
Contact Your Local Child Support Office
Get contact information for your state, local, or tribal child support office.Contact Your Local Office
Handbook for Parents
This guide will help you understand our program.
Federal Tip Line
Do you have information about a parent?
Send us a tip and we will forward the information to the state.Submit a Tip
Glossary of Common Child Support Terms
What does that term mean?
Look it up in this valuable reference tool.Check the Glossary
Top Parent Resources
- Published: September 9, 2014Information on applying for child support and steps to collecting child support
- Published: September 6, 2013Provides information on child support for military families
- Published: March 5, 2014Provides state-specific information on how to change a child support order
- Published: April 6, 2015Provides an overview and answers questions about the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program
- Published: June 3, 2015If your income levels have changed, your child support order may be eligible for review and modification
- Published: March 18, 2012Answers to parents' frequently asked questions
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