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Connecticut Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Connecticut

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Whether you need to file for child support in Connecticut or request a child support modification, the following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you access local resources:

How do I find my local child support agency?

Start by visiting the Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Services website, which provides a comprehensive list of local child support enforcement agencies throughout the state. Alternatively, you can call 2-1-1 to find the office nearest you.

How do I file for child support in Connecticut?

The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Connecticut:

  1. Become familiar with Connecticut's child support guidelines.

  2. Optional: Use the Connecticut Child Support Calculator to estimate the amount of child support you will receive.

  3. Contact your local Department of Social Services to request a child support application.

How do I file for a child support modification in Connecticut?

Print a "Child Support Modification Request Form" from the Connecticut Support Enforcement Services website.

Where can I access additional child support resources?

There are several federal and state resources available to you, including:

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