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Welcome to the Child Support Services Department!

Photo of kids laying in a circleWe are responsible for establishing and enforcing support orders when a child receives public assistance or when a parent or legal caretaker requests our services. We act in the “public interest” and do not represent any individual. Our services include:  opening a case; finding parents; establishing a legal parent-child relationship; establishing child and medical support orders; and enforcing support orders. We provide these services at no or little cost to you.

All issues regarding a child support case can often be resolved without you having to go to court. This is one reason it is important that you stay in contact with our office once a case has been opened.

Our mission is to enrich our community by providing child support services in an efficient, effective and professional manner, one family at a time.

Deffered Actions for Childhood Arrivals



Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an U.S immigration policy that allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered  the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation. 

“The County of Los Angeles is committed to helping you “Secure Your Future”.  

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Notice of Data Breach

The County experienced a cyber-security incident (phishing email attack) that may have affected personal information.  For more information, please click here.

Open a Case

...take the first step to collect child support.

open a case

Make a Payment

...online, by credit card or by check. It's convenient and safe.

make a payment

Reduce My Debt

...you may be able to pay off your debt for less than you owe.  

reduce my debt

Modify My Order

...to increase or decrease your child support order.

modify my order

Child Support Process

...learn about our services.

child support process

Enforcement Tools

...how we collect child support.

enforcement tools

Calculate My Order

...estimate how much your order may be.

calculate my order

Access My Account

...get information and ask questions about your case.

access my account

Meeting Your Obligation--Watch Video

...see and hear a story on how parents work with us.

meeting your obligation


...frequently asked questions and answers.

frequently asked questions
biennial report 2014-2015 Biennial Report 2014-2015 - Learn about our department's progress over the past two years and our vision for the future...

PayNearMe - Noncustodial parents can pay child support now at 7-Eleven, Family Dollar and ACE Cash Express...

Our Commerce Office is Moving - The Commerce Child Support office is relocating to a new location on January 25, 2016...