Child / Medical Support

Order Enforcement​

Review and Adjustment


Employment Opportunity​



Introducing Ohio’s Child Support Mobile App!

Download the App from the App Store or Google Play by searching “Ohio Child Support”.

Receiving Child Support

To enroll in Direct Deposit or to sign up for the smiOne Visa Debit card click here.


Paternity must be established prior to establishing a child / medical support order. Click here for an application for services.

Child / Medical Support Order Establishment

Child support and medical support can be established through the child support agency or through the Court. Child support amounts are based on statewide guidelines. Information about how orders are calculated can be found here.

Order Enforcement

Child / medical support orders are enforced in multiple ways:

Income Withholding

Suspension of Drivers’, Professional, or
Recreational Licenses

Seek Work Orders

Seizure of Assets or Bank Accounts

Intercept of Ohio Lottery, Racino, or Casino Winnings

Credit Reporting

Liens Against Property

Interception of Tax Refunds

Civil and Criminal Non-Support Actions

Review and Adjustment

The CSEA can review your order if it has been more than 36 months since the order was established or changed.  The CSEA can review your order sooner than 36 months if certain circumstances are met. Click here for a Review Request form.

Self Payment

Payments made directly to the other party are a gift under Ohio law and you will not receive credit for direct payments in the child support system.

Payment by Bank Account, Credit Card, or Debit Card:

Call Ohio CSPC at 1-888-965-2676, option 5

Child Support Web Portal    Smart Child Support

Payment by Mail: 
You must have the payor’s name and 2 of these 3 additional pieces of information: SETS Case Number, Order Number, or Social Security Number.  You can mail a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order to:

Ohio CSPC PO Box 182372, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2372

Payment at the Child Support Agency:
Payments by check or money order can be made at the CSEA.

Employer Payment

The Employer’s Resource Guide to Child Support was developed by the State to help employers of all sizes to manage Ohio support orders. More resources for employers can be found here

Electronic Payments

Click here to pay by ACH debit. There is no charge for payment sent to Ohio CSPC.

Payments By Mail: 

You must have the employee’s name and 2 of these 3 additional pieces of information: SETS Case Number, Order Number, or Social Security Number. You must include the amount that should be applied to each case (if remitting payment for more than one case). You may create a remittance statement with the above information and include it with the payment. You can mail a check, cashier’s check, or money order to:

Ohio CSPC PO Box 182394, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2394

Employment Opportunity

If you are unable to pay your support obligation due to unemployment, please contact us. We can help you find work.


Child Support Customer Service Web Portal

You can get information about your child support case and payments 24 hours per day, 7 days per week by logging into the Customer Service Web Portal

Registration Instructions


Application for Services

Review Request

Seek Work Report Form

Supreme Court of Ohio Standard Forms

Family | Ohio Legal Help


Ohio Child Support Guidelines Manual

Ohio Child Support Calculator

Direct Deposit or Debit Card Application

Office of Child Support

Linking Systems of Care for Ohio’s Youth


By phone: 419-562-0773 or 1-800-761-0773

By fax: 419-562-2018

In person or my mail: 225 E. Mary Street, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820

Online: log into the Ohio Child Support Mobile App or Web Portal to message your case manager