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Contact us at:

1-866-901-3212 (within the US)
1-408-273-0073 (outside the US)
1-866-399-4096 (TTY)

Mail child support payments to:

State Disbursement Unit
PO Box 989067
West Sacramento
CA 95798
Welcome to the Santa Cruz – San Benito County Regional Department of Child Support Services!

Our mission is to enhance the lives of the families we serve by providing quality child support services in a courteous, respectful, fair, and professional manner.

August is Child Support Awareness Month

Santa Cruz Special Office Hours:
Each Thursday in August we will be open from 8:00am - 6:00pm - 8/7, 8/14, 8/21 and 8/28.
Come see us if you have questions about your child support case!

Child Support Awareness Month 2014 Video (english)
Child Support Awareness Month 2014 Video (spanish)

PRESS RELEASE - Friday, August 1, 2014 -
Governor Brown Reminds Parents: Be There For Your Kids
August is Child Support Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., today, recognized Child Support Awareness Month and reminded noncustodial parents of the critical importance of staying involved with their children.

"Children are our future," said Governor Brown, in a letter. "Supporting our state’s children today will guarantee they have a rewarding and productive future."

Click here to read full press release
Click here for Spanish version

Security Alert for California EPC Cardholders

Protect your privacy and identity.

The California Department of Child Support Services currently does not utilize smart phone apps for activity related to your California EPC debit card. Using such applications may subject you to scams which try to fraudulently obtain your banking information, including your User ID log-on and password.

If you believe your account has been compromised, please call EPPICard. The number is on the back of your card.

For other ways to protect your personal information and avoid identity theft, visit the California Office of Privacy Protection. Information is also available at

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