Arrears Forgiveness Opportunity
The DES Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) supports parents who owe child support in furthering their education. If you go back to school to get your High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) transcript (any time after July 1, 2014), you may be eligible for a reduction of the monies owed to DCSS. See the GED Back-to-School Incentive Program fact sheet for more information.
North Valley Office Temporary Location
Effective March 2, 2015, the DCSS office temporarily located at 14040 N. Cave Creek Road will move to its permanent location at:
11420 N. 19th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85029
Any correspondence intended for this office must be mailed to: DCSS, P.O. Box 40458, Phoenix, AZ 85067, Attention: Site Code 028C-4.
Please contact Customer Service at (602) 252-4045 if you have any questions.
Free Child Support Educational Seminars
Join us for a free educational seminar to get a better understanding of Child Support and the services our agency provides. Held every first, second and third Thursdays of every month at two convenient times in Maricopa and Pima Counties.
Child Support Services in La Paz County
Starting December 8th, 2014, the Department of Economic Security (DES) Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) is providing the child support services in La Paz County. The child support office remains at 1032 S. Hopi Avenue in Parker, Arizona. If you are in La Paz County, or your case is in La Paz County, please contact the DES DCSS office in La Paz County. Their phone number is (928) 669-6469.
To make a payment, please continue to send your support payments to:
Support Payment Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 52107
Phoenix, AZ 85072-2107.
See also the Arizona Child Support Payment Gateway for other ways to submit your child support payments.
IMPORTANT: Due to recent security updates, Internet Explorer 8 or later may be required to access the DCSS Payment Collections Gateway application. If you experience trouble accessing this application, please visit Microsoft Internet Explorer to upgrade your internet browser to the latest version. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Registered parents to our customer self-service area can now perform the following functions without having to contact a DCSS office:
- Verify and Update Contact Information
- Reset PIN
- Locate lost User ID
Employer Seminars and Presentations
Employers are a key partner in Arizona's Child Support Program. To help employers understand their responsibilities under the law, Child Support Services is offering FREE Employer Seminars and Presentations to payroll and human resource staff. For more information on the monthly Employer Seminars and Presentations please click here.
No Wrong Door / Office
Did you know that you can go into any Arizona child support office to make a child support payment, pick up an application, drop off/pick up paperwork, ask a question or get general information? If you are aware that your case is in the process of court action, you may have to go to the office where your case is assigned to speak directly with your assigned case worker.
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DES Division of Child Support Services
P.O. Box 40458
Phoenix, AZ 85067
Customer Service: 602-252-4045
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mountain Time
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