Washington State Division of Child Support

State agencies work hard to develop and maintain websites that provide effective child support tools coupled with family-centered customer service to enhance the well-being of children.

We will periodically feature a state child support website to not only highlight services available in a state but to also encourage sharing of ideas and innovations.

In the Spotlight: Washington State Division of Child Support

In the News

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Child Support features critical news updates on its homepage. Recent news includes a change to the child support receivable policy and highlights Washington’s Healthplanfinder that connects individuals to the right health insurance plan.

New to Washington’s Website

The Child Support Quick Estimator will estimate a monthly obligation. Click on the link to get started.  The website also offers a list of Custody and Visitation resources.

Parents can perform many tasks online, such as applying for services and paying child support.

Working with Tribes

Washington partners with Indian tribes to develop innovative processes to address child support. The Tribal Relations Team is committed to recognizing the sovereignty of each Indian Tribe and understanding each other’s governments and child support issues. Visit the state’s Tribal Home webpage to learn more about tribal child support and view the Tribal Relations Team brochure.

Working with Veterans

Washington’s child support division has a Veterans page that provides child support information to veterans and active duty service members. Veterans Liaisons throughout the state help service members navigate the child support program.  

Check out Washington’s website for more helpful resources and information.