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Welcome to Kenosha County Child Support Services

Our program promotes stable, safe and healthy relationships between parents and children and collaborates with our community to put children first, strengthen families, and encourage responsible parenthood.

Parent Advisory Group
Interested in providing your feedback to help shape Wisconsin Child Support Program policy? Become part of the Parent Advisory Group (PAG). The group will further the Department of Children and Families' (DCF) efforts to carry out its work with a diverse, equitable, and inclusive lens. The group will support the parents and caregivers who work hard to protect and support their children’s futures by elevating their voices. It will also inform child support professionals who assist Wisconsin's families by giving them access to objective feedback. Learn more about PAG in this flyer
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If you are Interested in joining the group? Have ideas about how to improve the child support process in Wisconsin? Apply now.

Notice
Effective August 14th, 2023, Kenosha County Child Support Services’ staff have new email addresses. The format has changed to firstname.lastname@kenoshacountywi.gov. Please update the contact information you have for us to reflect our new email addresses.


Questions about why you are going to court or what will happen at court? Please see our answers to those questions for Establishment, Paternity, Paternity Acknowledgment or Administrative Paternity Hearings:
- How it Works - Establishment Hearing
- How it Works - Paternity Hearing
- How it Works - Paternity Acknowledgment or Administrative Paternity Hearing
- How it Works - Modification Hearing
- How it Works - Contempt Hearing

Kenosha County Child Support Services’ mission and purpose is derived from title IV-D of the Social Security Act:

To enhance the well-being of children by assuring that assistance in obtaining support, including financial and medical, is available to children through locating parents, establishing paternity, establishing support obligations, and monitoring and enforcing those obligations.

What is Child Support

To attain payment records, report address changes and view case activities online, please sign up for Child Support Online Services.

Empowering Lives through Education, Vocational Assessment, Training and Employment. ELEVATE is a voluntary program that offers employment services, parenting resources, and serves un/underemployed participants.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, please reach out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at https://thehotline.org, which provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence.