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The Department of Child Support understands that the responsibilities and challenges of being a parent constantly change. We understand that as life changes, your family’s child support needs may also change. Through a process called a “modification” your child support order can be reviewed to see if changing your monthly

The San Bernardino County Child Support Court location is moving to the Historic Courthouse effective Tuesday, September 6, 2022. The location change affects only cases administered by the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). The new location address is 351 N. Arrowhead Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92415. As of the

A local dad finally formed a relationship with his little girl —and it changed both their lives Jesse Jimenez Father and DCSS customer There was a responsible father locked somewhere inside Jesse Jimenez. It just took a little help to find the key. After several years, Jesse found his way

The Department of Child Support Services is pleased to announce the new DCSS website is now live. With this website redesign, we aim to make our services accessible, educate the public on the child support process, and highlight what community events/resources are happening in our community. The website combines the

Dear Child Support Customers: August is Child Support Awareness Month! During the month of August, we highlight our services and share the ways we are here to support the families in our diverse community. Our success depends on the hard work, passion, and dedication that our department brings to help

As the pandemic lingers, businesses and job markets are sending the workforce on a rollercoaster ride. Even with new laws in place to ease the effects of layoffs and many businesses posting “help wanted” signs, it can take months for families to go from barely staying afloat, to regaining financial

National Domestic Violence Awareness month raises awareness about the devastation caused by violence or aggression between intimate partners, such as spouses and dating partners. Established by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence , awareness has grown to communities throughout America to help victims of violence. Civic events and rallies have

The San Bernardino Court Family Law Facilitator (FLF) has free services to help the public with common legal issues and cases involving the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). The FLF assists customers to understand the child support process. Services include explaining court documents, filling out forms, and help with

The Department of Child Support Services has been hard at work making changes to better serve our customers during this pandemic and beyond. In keeping with that effort, Child Support has put together some helpful suggestions to make court appearances more effective and efficient. Even if hiring an attorney is

New Updates to Help You New changes to the Compromise of Arrears Program (COAP)! The COAP program is now, the Child Support Debt Reduction Program. This program provides the same opportunity for parents paying support to remove past due Child Support balances (also known as arrears) owed to the government.