OCSE partners with federal, state, tribal and local governments and others to promote parental responsibility so that children receive support from both parents even when they live in separate households.Learn More
Child support programs have demonstrated that innovative strategies, customer-focused services, and advanced technology can improve the reliability of child support payments, particularly for low-income families. Collecting support every month depends on employment for noncustodial parents, cooperation between parents, and the parents’ emotional connection with their children. Click on each bubble in the chart to explore family-centered strategies.
Intergovernmental Reference Guide
Visit the Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) for state, tribal, and international child support agency contact and policy information
Get help with your case or learn how to apply for child support
A guide to help you get the child support payments your child needs and deserves
Una guía para ayudarle a obtener los pagos de mantención de menores lo que sus hijos necesitan y merecen
Find answers on how to get, change or enforce a child support order and more