Division of Child Support

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Families Forward is Providing Free Occupational Training Now!

Do you pay child support and live in Benton or Franklin County and want to gain the skills needed to start a new, promising career? Division of Child Support invites you to check out Families Forward, a study that may be able to provide you with free job training, job development services and child support help. Check out about the Families Forward Study online or call our partner, Goodwill at (509) 460-4704, extension 323 and ask for Rosa today.

Attention employers

A new law took effect Jan. 1, 2019 requiring most employers to send us child support payments electronically. This topic and others will be covered in upcoming webinars. Go to the Employer page to find out more.

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.