Child Support Services
Our mission is to ensure that children receive the services regarding parentage and financial support to which they are legally entitled.
Statewide Customer Service Survey
The Sonoma County Department of Child Support Services would like your feedback about our child support program. Your feedback will help us make sure we are giving our customers excellent service and quick access to the information they need. To complete this customer service survey, please choose a link: English Survey| Spanish Survey
Pay your Child Support via MoneyGram.
You will need to have your Child Support Participant ID # and Receiver Code 14630.
For a location nearest you see: www.MoneyGram.com/Locations
or call 1-800-926-9400
Note: MoneyGram charges a $1.99 convenience fee
Security Alert for California EPC Cardholders
Protect your privacy and identity
The California Department of Child Support Services currently does not utilize smart phone apps for activity related to your California EPC debit card. Using such applications may subject you to scams which try to fraudulently obtain your banking information, including your User ID log-on and password.
If you believe your account has been compromised, please call EPPICard. The number is on the back of your card.
For other ways to protect your personal information and avoid identity theft, visit the California Office of Privacy Protection. Information is also available at https://www.eppicard.com/.
Published on January 28, 2016
The Sonoma County Department of Child Support Services would like your feedback about our child support program. Your feedback will help us make sure we are giving our customers excellent service and quick access to the information they need.
Published on June 10, 2015
In certain child support cases, the law allows for a parent to pay less than his or her total child support debt owed to the government because their child received public assistance during a time that the parent did not pay the court ordered child support. This is called a compromise of arrears.
Published on April 15, 2015
DCSS now offers new payment options. You can enroll to receive payments by direct deposit into a checking or savings account OR enroll to receive payments by Electronic Pay card, similar to ATM or debit card.
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