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​Child support services are available to both parents. Relatives or other caretakers who have physical custody of a child are also entitled to child support services.

If your child receives TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) in Oregon, or received it in the past:

  • As a general rule the Department of Justice, Division of Child Support (DCS) must provide child support services.
  • DCS also provides services if your child is in the care of the Oregon Department of Human Services (foster care).​​

If you or your child has not received TANF: