child support

Apply for Child Support

Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)

To apply for services, complete the Application for Child Support Services Packet and return it to the county child support agency in your area. Individuals currently receiving CalWORKS are automatically referred to their local child support agency for services. If you are a CalWORKS beneficiary and have questions about your case, please contact your local child support agency.

General Information: 1-866-901-3212

Related Services: Calculate Child Support

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find pamphlets about the program and available services in our DCSS Publications
Child support case information is confidential and not open to the public, but documents in court files or county recorder files are public records.
There are 51 county and regional child support agencies throughout California. The LCSA is the organization through which the public can apply for help in obtaining child support. Find an LCSA.

Related Links

Result thumbnail image Apply For Child Support Services

To apply for services, complete the Application for Child Support Services Packet and return it to the county child support agency in your area. Completed ... http://www.childsup.ca.gov/resources/applyforservices.aspx

California Child Support Self Service - Request Child Support Services

If you want us to mail you a Child Support Services application packet, please provide your name and address in the fields below and click Submit Application ... https://www.cse.ca.gov/ChildSupport/cse/selfService/participant/notLoggedIn/home/prepareChildSupportServices?conv_instance=00183a24-3357-4c15-b2e7-3d3356f83dc8&conv_id=none

Result thumbnail image California Department of Child Support Services > Home

Meet VIOLA the new virtual interactive online application for child support ... California's Child Support Services Program works with parents - custodial and ... http://www.childsup.ca.gov/

FS-CSS-002: Self Service Application for Support Services Packet ...

locating the parent(s) for child support enforcement purposes; ..... An application for child support has been denied or has not been acted upon within the ... https://www.childsup.ca.gov/portals/0/cp/docs/fs-css-002_english.pdf

Statewide Online Application

Skip to Main Content. Menu. Search. CA.gov. Department of Child Support Services. Statewide search: Search this site: ... Statewide Online Application ( SOLA) ... https://www.childsup.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/resources/tabid/295/default.aspx

Child Support Forms

... Application for Child Support Services · Paternity Opportunity Program (POP) Forms · Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Forms (external site); ISO ... http://www.childsup.ca.gov/resources/forms.aspx

Result thumbnail image California Child Support Self Service - Viola Home

This VIOLA application is available in English and Spanish. To access the Spanish version of this application, click the dropdown menu located in the top right ... https://www.viola.dcss.ca.gov/VIOLAWEB/viola/notLoggedIn/home/violaWelcome

Asking for a Child Support Order - support_famlaw_selfhelp

To set up a child support order for your children, you or the other parent must ask for a court order, either directly from the court or through the local child support ... http://www.courts.ca.gov/1194.htm