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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


4/1/2022 - During the pandemic, the majority of our customers used our secure and convenient online services, and received help by phone and in our offices by appointment.  Whenever possible, we are asking our customers to continue to use online services and schedule an appointment before coming into the offices.  This will allow for our staff to be prepared to work with you, and will also prevent longer wait times.  If you are not currently registered for our Customer Website, please consider doing so; it’s a convenient way to do business, often without a need to come into the office.  You may also call Customer Service at 302-577-7171, for case information/questions, and utilize iPay Online for electronic payments. 

For more information, please contact 302-577-7171, or register your case with the Customer Website where you can see payment activity, receive notices online, and send messages to your case worker. Customer Webpage



Subscribe to our updated YouTube channel for notification of new videos. Current and previous Child Support Connection videos may be found here.



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. https://www.facebook.com/DelawareDCSS






  Join Ted Every third Wednesday of the month, on 92.7 and 98.5 WGMD.

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

Calls for Ted and Jake are ONLY accepted during the program hour.

You may email your questions to Jake.Smith@wgmd.com







Customer Websites

Customer Websites

Delaware has implemented a new sign on via my.delaware.gov. If you were a previous user of the customer webpage, you should have received an email with a link to update your login.  New Customers will create a my.delaware.gov login, then, you will need to register to send an application if nescessary, and then again to create your log in to the customer webpage. For a tutorial on how to register, click here








Video overview of services with Director Mermigos - In English

Video resumen de servicios con Director Mermigos - En Español



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).