Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement and Collection Information
The Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Child Support Enforcement (BCSE), administers Pennsylvania's Child Support Enforcement Program through Cooperative Agreements with the 67 counties and county Courts of Common Pleas. The Domestic Relations Sections (DRSs) of the Courts of Common Pleas provide child support services in the counties.
Child Support Services Available through the DRS:
- Locating non-custodial parents
- Establishing Paternity
- Establishing Support Orders
- Enforcing Support Orders
- Reviewing and Adjusting Support Orders
- Monitoring & Distributing Child Support Payments
- Cooperating in Interstate enforcement
Child Support Contact Information:
Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
For general information about child support or to
discuss specific case problems, contact:
Child Support Helpline
To find your nearest Domestic Relations Section
Child Support Calculator and Links
Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement
Pennsylvania Child Support Forms
Free Pennsylvania Child Support Calculator
This information has been compiled directly from the most recently available child support enforcement information. Every effort has been made to assure that this information is correct and complete. Be aware that laws frequently change. Do not take any action based on this information without first consulting an attorney to be certain that the laws pertaining to your particular situation have not changed.
The language used in most cases on this page is legal terminology taken directly from the statutes and laws of each state. The terminology is not always easy to understand. If you are not sure of something you should consult an attorney so that you can fully understand the meaning of the laws.