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Indiana Department of Child Services

Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Child Support > Custodial Party Information > Apply for Child Support Services Apply for Child Support Services

WHAT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE

Child support services are available to both custodial and non-custodial parents. Even if the other parent is living in another state, you can apply for services in Indiana. Caretakers or relatives who have custody of a child may also apply for child support services.

The Child Support Program provides assistance with the following:

  • Establishing paternity (determining the child's biological father)
  • Finding the non-custodial parent
  • Establishing a child support order or making changes to an existing support order
  • Establishing an order for health insurance and medical support for your child(ren)
  • Collecting child support payments
  • Determining the amount of past due child support

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Contact your County Prosecutor's Title IV-D child support office. To find the office in your area, visit childsupport.in.gov/county.

  2. Gather the information required by your county child support office.

  3. Complete an Application* for Title IV-D Child Support Services. You can get an Application from your child support office, or you can download a copy below.  There is no fee to apply.

  4. Take or mail the completed Application to your county child support office.

Below is the link to the Application for Title IV-D Child Support Services.  Printing this form and filling it out completely prior to going to your county Title IV-D prosecutor's office will save time for all. 

APPLICATION FOR TITLE IV-D CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES

LOCAL CHILD SUPPORT OFFICES