Division of Child Support Services


Child Support Division lobby at 701 Adams is closed.

In an effort to maintain child support services while practicing social distancing, please review the following information as to how we will conduct business during this COVID-19 pandemic.

While the receipt of cash payments may be affected during this time, please know there are several other options available to make child support payments.

Note: All payments should be payable to OCSPC and include the Payor’s Name, Payor’s Social Security Number, SETS Case Number (10 digit number that begins with 7), Order Number and amount that should be applied to each order/case (if more than one order).

Money Orders/Personal, Certified and Cashier's Checks can be sent to:

Obligor Payments:
PO Box 182372
Columbus, OH 432188-2372

Non-Obligor Payments (employers, attorneys, etc.):
Ohio CSPC 182394
Columbus, OH 43218-2394

Or in-person drop off is available at:
Lucas County CSEA
3737 W Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623
Note: There is a gray drop box for payments. Please provide all requested information to ensure proper credit for your payment.

Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card for Obligors and Employers:
Ohio Child Support Payment Central

Clients that need to communicate with the Division of Child Support are encouraged to utilize the web portal by visiting: Child Support - Customer Service Portal or contact us by phone at 419-213-3000. You may fax documents to 419-213-8591.
Administrative Hearings - will be conducted over the phone. You will be contacted by an agency representative with further details and instructions.

Genetic Testing - will be delayed. You will be contacted by an agency representative with further details and instructions.


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The Lucas County Division of Child Support Services is committed to serving the families in our community by providing quality child support services through establishing parentage, enforcing support orders and collecting and disbursing child support. Our goal is to ensure that families receive the financial support to which they are entitled.

Please note, our fax number has changed. Our new number is 419-213-8591. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Due to confidentiality concerns, our staff will no longer be able to give out payment information over the phone.  In order to check the status of a payment, you will need to log in to the Ohio Child Support Web Portal and create an account if you haven't already.

For instructions on how to register and use the web portal click link below:
Ohio Child Support Web Portal Registration Instructions (PDF)

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CSEA Payment Portal Button

**Introducing the NEW Ohio Child Support Payment Central Internet Payment Website.**

Custodial parents can select how they receive their child support payments and non-custodial parents now have new FEE FREE payment options. Employer resources are also available. For more information, click on the Payment Portal button above.