Child Support


The Department of Social Services' Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE) provides direct services related to the collection of child support.

Services available to you through DCSE are:

  • Locating the non-custodial parent
  • Legally establishing the father of a child (paternity)
  • Establishing and enforcing support orders
  • Working with other states when either parent does not live in Virginia

The customer service number for DCSE is 1 (800) 468-8894. Additional information about the services that they provide may be found at Division of Child Support Enforcement.