Reduce Your Child Support Debt

What is the Child Support Debt Reduction Program?

It is a debt reduction program for eligible participants with past due child support (also called arrears) owed to the State.

Child support may be owed to the State government because the minor children received cash aid or were placed in foster care.

If you qualify for the Debt Reduction Program, you may pay a reduced amount to satisfy your balance, rather than full amount due. Any reduction in your arrears will be based on your current income and assets.

Contact us today to learn more how the program helps families!


What the Debt Reduction Program doesn't do:

  • forgive the entire debt
  • change ongoing monthly child support obligations
  • reduce arrears owed to the custodial party
  • reduce spousal support arrears


  • Don't stop paying on current child support because you are applying for the Debt Reduction Program.
  • You must provide complete information and documents with your application.
  • Be honest on your application.