Submit your child support application electronically. It's easy, secure, and no-cost.
Just complete and submit the application, and a county child support professional will contact you.
Frequently Asked Questions
The length of time to receive child support payments varies by case.
For instance, a case that needs an order established may take longer to receive payments than a case opening from a divorce action.
You will need to request a copy of your order from the County of San Diego Superior Court Clerk's. Please access their website to determine which location has your court case file.
If a child is receiving cash aid, a referral is automatically sent to DCSS.
Yes, DCSS will still be able to establish an order.
Through a federal grant, DCSS does have the ability to help eligible parents get a custody and visitation order along with their initial child support order. For more information, click here.
If parents already have a visitation order, and it needs to be changed, you may contact the Family Law Facilitator for assistance.
No. You will need to review the Visitation Monitors Program Resource List.
Contact DCSS for information about case closure.
DCSS is unable to release personal information or forward items from one parent to another.
To re-open your case, click here to access the electronic application.