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Division of Child Support Services

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The U.S. Bank ReliaCard is credited when a support payment is received. In most cases, the money will be available within three (3) business days after DCSS applies the payment to the case(s). READ MORE


What's New

As of June 10, 2021, DCSS is still operating with a "NO WALK-IN SERVICES WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT" policy at all offices. 

  Face coverings are still required while inside the building.  

  Documents may be faxed to: 302-395-6731





Do you have child support questions? Would you like to talk directly to the Director of Delaware Child Support Services, Ted Mermigos?



          Every first Monday of the month, you may participate in the "Child Support Connection".

A one hour long Facebook Live session with Ted where he reads and answers your questions live, between 11:30 - 12:30 pm.

Check out our Facebook page for more information about this popular program.





  Join Ted Every third Wednesday of the month, on 92.7 fm WGMD.

 Jake Smith's"Out and About" program hosts Ted's hour from 10 - 11 am. 

Call in your questions to 302-945-9292 or, 800-518-9292.

You may also email your questions to







Customer Websites

Customer Websites

Two new websites are now available. Customers must register on both the Delaware Single Sign-On (DE-SSO) website and on the DCSS Customer Website. If you are a new customer logging in to either site for the first time, please choose from the buttons below. For a tutorial on how to register, click here







The 7th 2021 Delaware Devoted Dads (DDD) Summit is approaching, and it will be all virtual on Saturday, July 10, 2021 starting at 9a.m.! Delaware Fatherhood & Family Coalition and partners, DCSS invites you to attend the Summit, where you will receive educational information and be inspired about the power of Fatherhood in the lives of our children, families and communities.

The most expressed need of fathers, families and service providers is information of community service providers throughout the state providing services to fathers, children and families assisting to stabilize the family unit in safe and stable environments thus supporting the positive involvement of the father in the lives for his children, family and community. 

Speakers include:

-David Miller, Author

-James Murray, Senior Advisor, Office of Child Support Enforcement

-Dr. Armon Perry, Professor, University of Louisville

-Dr. Jeff Gardere, Associate Professor and Course Director of Behavioral Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City

-Dr. Rufus Lynch, Chair, Strong Families Commission,NASW Social Work Pioneer

-Dr. Warren Farrell, Author

-Kenneth Braswell, Founder and Executive Director, Fathers Incorporated

Vendors/Exhibitors include: (this will be virtual)


AIDS Delaware

United Healthcare

And More!




ESTABLISH PATERNITY TODAY: If you were NOT married when your child was born, establish paternity (document the biological father of your child) for FREE through the Voluntary Acknowledgement Program (VAP).