Stimulus Payment FAQs

On April 16, 2020, Governor Newsome signed Executive Order N-52-20, which affects the interception of federal stimulus checks. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Support (CARES) Act requires states to intercept federal stimulus payments to apply to overdue child support, but the Governor’s action provides that stimulus intercepts must apply to families first, and government … More detail

COVID-19 Service Updates

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, California Child Support Services realizes the impact this is likely to have on case participants. We know that for some of you, the need for financial support for your children will continue or increase. Paying parents may be experiencing the financial hardship of lost wages and worrying about … More detail

IMPORTANT: If you Receive your Support by Paper Check

COVID-19 safety precautions may impact the State Disbursement Unit mailroom and the Post Office. If you receive child support payments by paper check, please consider signing up for Direct Deposit or an Electronic Payment Card (EPC) to avoid delays. You can enroll in Direct Deposit or request an Electronic Pay Card (EPC) at California Child … More detail

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