Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA)
Please contact us (by phone, e-mail, mail, or fax) before coming to the agency to see if you can be served remotely. If you cannot be served remotely, an appointment may be scheduled. Visitors will be required to follow agency safety protocols (symptom self-assessment, distancing, face coverings, etc.) to ensure the well-being of all visitors and employees.
To apply for Medicaid, Food, and Cash Assistance, call 1-844-640-6446 or apply on-line at www.benefits.ohio.gov.
CSEA helps families by:
- Collecting child support
- Enforcing support and medical orders and modifying support orders
- Establishing paternity, child support and medical orders
- Locating obligors
(Serving over 14,000 CHILDREN)
To make a positive difference in the lives of our community by striving to make child support a more reliable source of income.
Provide support and commitment to our Partners that help in the success of the Child Support Program and maintain a high standard of excellence within the work place.
"Children are our most valuable natural resource"
- Message Center: staff are available from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm by calling (937) 562-6200. Be prepared to provide your Social Security number or your 10 digit SETS number along with your name, phone number and the reason(s) for your call.
- By email
- By fax: (937) 562-6285
- By Web Portal - get instant access to your case information
Rights & Responsibilities
It’s your support order. Be an active participant:
- Application for Child Support Services
- Administrative Review and Adjustment (Modification)
- Financial Assessment
- Release of Information Request-Third Party (PDF)
- Reporting Changes (address or employment)
If you believe that you have been denied or delayed services for which you are eligible because of your race, color, national origin, religion, gender, political affiliation or belief (food assistance only), disability, age, or citizenship (WIOA), you must file your complaint within six months of the date on which the incident or treatment happened. To file a discrimination complaint, or if you need assistance filing your complaint(s), please contact the Bureau of Civil Rights at:
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Office of Employee and Business Services
Bureau of Civil Rights
30 East Broad Street, 30th floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 644-2703 or toll-free 1-866-227-6353
TTY hearing impaired: 1-866-221-6700
Fax: (614) 752-6381