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Child Support

Department of Health and Human Services

Child Support

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MiChildSupport

Access your child support case information or begin a new one.

How Do I?

Answers to frequently asked questions for participants in the child support program.
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Make a child support payment or change the way you receive payments.
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Resources

Helpful resources for parents & guardians, employers and hospitals. Plus, policy, forms and publications.

Our Partners

Contact information for our partners in the child support program.

Child Support: the basics

If you're new to child support, the complexities of the program can seem overwhelming. This short video provides an overview of how the system works. Please note that in Michigan your local office, as mentioned in the video, is your local Friend of the Court office. Click here for the Spanish version.
What Is Child Support?

Michigan's Child Support Program

Children need emotional and financial support from both parents. Even when a child's parents do not live together, it is important they work together to support and be a part of their child's life.

Regular payment of child and medical support provides:

  • Decreased conflict between parents.
  • Increased involvement of the non-custodial parents.
  • Increased chance of children reaching their full potential.

We help parents establish a financial partnership to support their child(ren).

Learn more about the program