The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) primarily assists customers with establishing and enforcing child support orders. When a case is opened with DCSS we locate parents who are obligated to pay support, establish paternity, and obtain child support and health insurance orders. Once an order is established, DCSS enforces the order and collects and distributes the support owed to families. DCSS is committed to providing timely and professional services, enhancing the well-being of children and families, and helping them remain self-sufficient.
San Luis Obispo County DCSS VISION
The goal of San Luis Obispo County DCSS is for all children in San Luis Obispo County to maintain healthy and productive lives in a livable, sustainable, and prosperous community.
San Luis Obispo County DCSS MISSION
"Your Children, Our Priority"
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Child Support Services is committed to improving the quality of life and creating opportunities for children through establishing and enforcing child support in our community.
Families Who Need Child Support to Benefit from Expanded Phone Hours
The Department of Child Support Services will extend its phone hours to provide better and faster services for the community. Beginning 03/20/2019, you will be able to reach a child support specialist to obtain immediate assistance on a child support case. Our new hours are Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
What to Expect When Going To Court
Going to court can be an intimidating and confusing process. The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Child Support hopes to make that process easier by sharing some tips on preparing for your...