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Florida Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Florida


Whether you need to file for child support in Florida 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 Florida Child Support Enforcement website, which provides a comprehensive list of local child support 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 Florida?

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

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

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

  3. To apply for childl support in Florida, you'll need to visit your local child support office in person.

  4. Once your child support order has been established, sign up online to receive payments through Florida's direct deposit or debit card system.

Where can I access additional child support resources?

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

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