Child Support Services

To protect the health of the community, Child Support Services will be closing its lobby for all direct customer services, including Genetic Testing Services and the Family Law Facilitator, through April 7, 2020. The Contra Costa County Superior Court is currently scheduled to remain closed until April 1, however, you should check their website for any changes.  Our drive-up payment window will remain open weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  

Customers can continue to use one of these options to contact us:

Text:  925-268-8429

Phone:  1-866-901-3212

Email:  childsupport@dcss.cccounty.us.

Customer Connect:  http://www.childsup-connect.ca.gov/

Please note that because of the Public Health Order, our ability to respond may be limited and delayed.  Please be patient; we will do the very best we can to provide service to you.

For up-to-date information on the coronavirus in Contra Costa County please visit: www.contracostahealth.org

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Expert Pay Announcement

Check your email for details or contact casdu-electronichelpdesk@dcss.ca.gov

ExpertPay LogoParents paying support via electronic payments must register with ExpertPay

We listen to, respect and support our customers so that children can receive the emotional and financial support they need to thrive.

The Contra Costa County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) supports children’s futures, assisting parents and guardians by establishing, collecting, and distributing child and medical support for minors.  Our work is an important part of California’s effort to nurture and protect children and to help them and their families achieve self-sufficiency.

Open or modify your child support case with TurboCourt.
TurboCourt guides you through the application, completes and (optionally) electronically submits your forms, and will inform you of the status of your request.

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Customer Connect is Child Support’s self-service platform, giving you online access to your case information.  Register and login now!

Child Support Payments - need help making or receiving?

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A TouchPay kiosk in Pittsburg City Hall accepts child support payments - save yourself a trip to Martinez!


The Family Law Facilitator, an attorney of the Court, provides limited free legal assistance for individuals having an active case with us. The Facilitator is available at our office on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.