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.
Child / medical support orders are enforced in multiple ways:
Suspension of Drivers’, Professional, or
Seek Work Orders
Seizure of Assets or Bank Accounts
Intercept of Ohio Lottery, Racino, or Casino Winnings
Liens Against Property
Interception of Tax Refunds
Civil and Criminal Non-Support Actions
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.
Please do not make payments directly to the other parent. Direct payments are a gift under Ohio law.
Remittance must have the payor’s name and 2 of these 3 additional pieces of information: SETS Case Number, Order Number, and/or Social Security Number. Payors may pay by mail by sending a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order to:
Ohio CSPC, PO Box 182372,
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2372
Ohio CSPC, PO Box 182394,
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2394
Payment by Credit, Web Portal, or Debit Card
(please allow 7 days to post):
(fees may apply)
Payment by MoneyGram:
Payment at the Child Support Agency:
Payments by check or money order can be made at the CSEA.
If you are unable to pay your support obligation due to unemployment, please contact us. We can help you find work.
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.