Arkansas Child Support

The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)

“is a division within the Department of Finance and Administration, Revenue Division. OCSE works in partnership with the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement and other State agencies. The actions of OCSE are based on federal and state law.

The primary goal of OCSE is to work with parents and guardians to help establish and receive court-ordered financial and medical support.

We provide full services to parents and guardians who have an open enforcement case with us and limited services to those who have a payment processing case. For more information on the types of cases available, go to New To OCSE.

Our vision is for all parents to meet their child and medical support responsibilities.” — OCSE

Overview

Arkansas child support is a vital program that helps ensure that children in the state have the financial resources they need to thrive. The program provides support to custodial parents and guardians, and ensures that non-custodial parents contribute towards the costs of raising their children. Arkansas child support also offers a number of services to help families resolve disputes and enforce support orders.

The Arkansas child support program also offers a number of services to help families resolve disputes and enforce support orders. These services include:

  • Customer service: The Arkansas child support system provides a number of services including customer service to help families with questions about their case.
  • Mediation: The Arkansas child support program offers mediation services to help families resolve disputes. Mediation is a process where an impartial third party helps to facilitate communication and negotiation between parties.
  • Enforcement: The Arkansas child support system provides a number of enforcement services to help families enforce support orders. Enforcement services include wage withholding, intercepting tax refunds, and suspending driver’s licenses.

The Child support program is committed to helping families obtain the financial resources they need to care for their children.

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA)

Office of Child Support Enforcement, Department of Finance and Administration
PO Box 8133
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-8133
Office: (501) 682-6169
Fax: (501) 682-8402

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