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.
Child Support 101
To learn more about the child support program, watch this short video.Watch the video
Handbook for Military Families
Service members and families can find information here about your unique child support needs.Look here first
Top Parent Resources
Published: March 12, 2013Glossary of common child support terms including a list of acronyms and definitions of terms used by child support workers
Published: May 30, 2017Provides an overview and answers questions about the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program
Published: September 9, 2014Information on applying for child support and steps to collecting child support
Published: March 5, 2014Provides state-specific information on how to change a child support order
Published: June 3, 2015If your income levels have changed, your child support order may be eligible for review and modification
Published: April 26, 2017Answers to parents' frequently asked questions
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