Child Support Services

We are open for business. To protect the health of the community, our lobby remains closed for all direct customer services, but our document drop box is open and our drive-up payment window remains open weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Although our lobby is closed, our workers are on standby to receive your text, email or phone call at:

Text:  925-268-8429

Phone:  1-866-901-3212

Email:  childsupport@dcss.cccounty.us.

Customer Connect:  http://www.childsup-connect.ca.gov

The Contra Costa County Superior Court will re-open on May 26. The Family Law Facilitator remains available by email at selfhelpfamilylaw@contracosta.courts.ca.gov or leave a message at (925) 608-2067.

For up-to-date information on the coronavirus in Contra Costa County please visit: www.contracostahealth.org

COVID-19 TOOLKIT 
Click on the below image for access to a COVID-19 Toolkit prepared by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that has a lot of good information and links for assistance.
COVID19 Toolkit

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Expert Pay Announcement

Check your email for details or contact casdu-electronichelpdesk@dcss.ca.gov

ExpertPay LogoParents paying support via electronic payments must register with ExpertPay

We listen to, respect and support our customers so that children can receive the emotional and financial support they need to thrive.

The Contra Costa County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) supports children’s futures, assisting parents and guardians by establishing, collecting, and distributing child and medical support for minors.  Our work is an important part of California’s effort to nurture and protect children and to help them and their families achieve self-sufficiency.

Open or modify your child support case with TurboCourt.
TurboCourt guides you through the application, completes and (optionally) electronically submits your forms, and will inform you of the status of your request.

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Customer Connect is Child Support’s self-service platform, giving you online access to your case information.  Register and login now!

Child Support Payments - need help making or receiving?

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A TouchPay kiosk in Pittsburg City Hall accepts child support payments - save yourself a trip to Martinez!


The Family Law Facilitator, an attorney of the Court, provides limited free legal assistance for individuals having an active case with us. The Facilitator is available at our office on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.https://pelosi.house.gov/how-can-i-help-you/covid-19-toolkit