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Effective March 23 at 8 a.m., DCSS customers should use self-service options as primary means to conduct business with DCSS. All offices are closed to the public. For more information, click here.
Effective Tuesday, April 7, the Division of Child Support Services Communication Center will open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. The new hours are effective until further notice.
The economic impact payments made to eligible noncustodial parents who owe past-due child support will be withheld by the amount of past-due child support. Payments will not be withheld if the past-due amount does not exceed the minimum requirement for federal tax refund offset: $150 in past-due support for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or foster care cases and $500 of past-due support for non-TANF/foster care or Medicaid-only cases. The economic impact payment offsets will adhere to the same fees, distribution timeframes, and hold periods as federal tax refund offsets.
More information can be found on the Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s website at https://fiscal.treasury.gov/top/faqs-for-the-public-covid-19.html.
Georgia’s Fatherhood program connects parents struggling to meet child support obligations with resources to find jobs that help them better support their families.
The GA DCSS On the Go app provides easy and secure access to your child support account on the go.
Access statewide numbers or drill down to specific counties to see how DCSS is working in your community.
There are 7 steps involved in setting up your case: