Child Support Services

Our mission is to ensure that children receive the services regarding parentage and financial support to which they are legally entitled.

DCSS Closed March 17 through Friday, May 4 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Local Emergency, the Sonoma County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is closed Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through Monday, May 4, 2020. Our focus is to cover top priority essential services only. If the closure is extended, information and updates are available at

For Services and Payment Information during the closure: 

  • Phone: 1 (866) 901-3212
  • Online at the website you are currently viewing
  • Mail: California State Disbursement Unit, PO Box 989067, West Sacramento, CA 95798-9067

Now Every Thursday

A Child Support Professional is available from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

South County Center
5350 Old Redwood Hwy N, Suite 100
Petaluma, CA 94954
(866) 901-3212

No appointment necessary!

Statewide Customer Service Survey

assessment survey englishassessment survey spanishThe 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:
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

California EPC CardThe 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

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Contact Information

Child Support Services
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
3725 Westwind Boulevard
Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.50997, -122.79645

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