Child Support Services

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Our Mission

The mission of the Mariposa County Department of Child Support Services is to provide assistance to any parent (custodial or non-custodial) or guardian. We work closely with these parties to establish a financial partnership that supports their children. Our services help to enhance the quality of life for children and families.

ATTENTION:

Office open for limited public walk-ins. For more information, please call our office. Customers can contact us by telephone and speak to a representative by calling the toll-free telephone number: 1-866-901-3212. Live operators are available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. We provide services in both English and Spanish. Customers can also access their own case and send an email to their caseworker through self-service on-line tool, Customer Connect

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What’s New

Touch Pay Kiosk

Located in our lobby, the TouchPay Payment Kiosk allows you to pay your child support obligation with cash, debit or credit card. 

As of August 1, 2020, a fee will be charged on credit and debit card transaction to cover card processing fees.

2.2% Processing Fee on Credit / Debit Card Transactions

CASH TRANSACTIONS ARE STILL FREE

$35 Annual Service Fee

Under Federal law, California Child Support Services is required to charge a yearly $35 service fee for certain cases. If the fee applies to you, you will receive an “Annual Service Fee Assessment Notice” in October for each case for which the fee applies. The fee is only charged on child support cases that meet all of the following conditions:

· The family receiving child support payments has never received government assistance benefits such as; Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, CalWorks or Aid to Families with Dependent Children AND

· The parent receiving support has received $500 or more in child support payments during the previous federal fiscal year (October 1 through September 30) AND

· The parent receiving child support has not already paid a child support annual fee in another state.

Customer Service Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete this survey in order to provide us with feedback on your most recent contact with the Child Support Program. Thank you!