Division of Child Support

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You count, be counted!

The 2020 Census is about to begin. This count affects funding for your community's roads, schools, hospitals and many of the programs that can help your family.  And this year, for the first time, you can respond to the census online. Responding by mail will still be an option. Get more information: www.ofm.wa.gov/2020census #WAcounts2020 #2020Census

What does the DSHS Division of Child Support do?

We provide many services for parents and families, some of them may surprise you. Learn more about the services we provide with our new video.

DCS can do for you





Questions about child support?

Please call us at 1-800-442-KIDS (5437). This automated system allows quick access to your case manager by entering your case number. If you do not have a case or know your number press "0" for staff assistance. For further information on how to use the KIDS line please see the full instructions.


Are you struggling to pay child support?

Contact our Alternative Solutions program specialists who will help you identify and overcome barriers to paying child support. Check out the video and see how it worked for one parent. If you think the program can help you, call us at 1-800-604-1146.



What We Do

We improve lives by delivering excellent child support services.

How We Do It

We provide respect and resources to every person every day.