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The First State Family Card is a pre-paid VISA card that is credited whenever a payment is posted to any/all of a client's child support case(s). In most cases, the money will be available within three (3) business days after DCSS applies the payment to the case(s).

Benefits to the debit VISA card include:

  • No line of credit is associated with this card.
  • No bank account is required.
  • No need to wait for a check to arrive in the mail.
  • No need to make extra trips to the bank.
  • No need to pay check cashing fees.
  • Use it anywhere VISA is accepted!

Visit DCSS Brochures page for a First State Family Card (Stored Value Card) brochure today. Or, print out, fill out, drop off or mail in your Enrollment Form today!

Every custodial parent with a child support case can enroll; but, must choose either the First State Family Card (Stored Value Card) -or- Direct Deposit. (Clients cannot have both.)

Contact DCSS Customer Service to learn more and/or to answer any of your child support questions/concerns.