Department of Child Support Services

The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) provides the following services:
 

  • Establish paternity
  • Establish child and medical support orders
  • Enforce/modify child and medical support orders
  • Collect and distribute child and spousal support payments

 

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The San Diego Department of Child Support Services will be closed to the public on October 13 (Monday), due to the Court holiday. Call Center (866-901-3212) open from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on October 13.

 

Child Support News & Notes

 

Address:
Downtown Courthouse
220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
866-901-3212

Contact Us

 

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
For payments: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Call Center Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday   |   866-901-3212
Automated information available by phone 24 hours a day.

 

Regional Locations:

North Central Family Resource Center
5055 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123
Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
(Accepts credit card payments only)

Vista Courthouse Complex
325 South Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081
Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
(Enter through Traffic Court Annex and
pass security screening by 3:30 p.m.)

Our Mission:
To enhance the lives and well-being of children and promote family self-sufficiency
by establishing and enforcing support orders.

 
 
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