New York Child Support Online

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Child Support—It Makes a Difference!

Child support collections nationwide totaled $32.7 billion in 2021. Children and families received 96% of the support collected.

The child support program served 13.2 million children—1 in 5 children in the U.S. Read more

The Child Support Program provides custodial parents with assistance in obtaining financial support and medical insurance coverage for their children by locating parents, establishing parentage, establishing or modifying support orders, and collecting and distributing child support payments.

Make a payment

Please do not send cash. We encourage you to use an online payment service or pay by mail.

Check payments

Log in with your NY.gov ID to check payments or disbursements.

If you do not have a NY.gov ID, you can create a NY.gov ID now.

Update case information

To report a change of address, change of employer, loss or reduction of employment, email your local child support office.

Family Violence

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The New York State Child Support Program is committed to helping survivors of family violence access child support services safely.

Forms

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If the form you need is not available in your language, please call 1-888-208-4485 (TTY: 1-866-875-9975).

Please email or mail completed forms to your local child support office. Find contact information on the Local Offices page.

Apply for Child Support Services

Enroll in Direct Deposit

Appeal or avoid an enforcement issue

Going to court?

If you will be attending a court hearing soon, check court information for advice about how you can prepare in advance, what you may experience at the hearing, and how you may need to follow up afterwards.

To see current operating hours and procedures for the Family Court in your county, visit the New York State Unified Court System.

Report enforcement issues

Email your local child support officeRECOMMENDED—or

Call the New York State Child Support Helpline at 1-888-208-4485.