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In Ohio, the Child Support Program is state supervised and county administered.

Lake County Child Support Payments And Contact Information

Employers Mail Payments to:

Ohio Child Support Payment Central

P.O. Box 182394
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2394

Employers can also set up ACH Debit or EFT/EDI payments at: https://oh.smartchildsupport.com

Individual Obligors Mail Payments to:

Ohio Child Support Payment Central

P.O. Box 182372
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2372

Checks and money orders must include Obligor’s name, social security number, docket number, and SETS case number.

Checking Account Debit

Payment by checking/savings account debit can be made at http://oh.smartchildsupport.com. There is no charge for making online payments. Online payments can be scheduled as one-time only (non-recurring) or recurring.

Credit/Debit Card Payment

Obligors can make credit card payments by calling (1-888-965-2676) and selecting option 5 or visiting https://oh.smartchildsupport.com.

There are no fees for credit cards payments.

Payments can also be made through www.ExpertPay.com and  www.e-ChildsPay.com
Fees apply.  Please see their website for details.

Recoupment accounts can be paid on any site using the recoupment account number.

Moneygram Payments

Cash Payments through MONEYGRAM at:

CVS, Walmart, Marcs

State Code is 14674

Fees apply

(you can check online for locations near you at www.moneygram.com)

Send Correspondence to:

Lake County Department of Job and Family Services
Child Support Enforcement Division

177 Main Street
Painesville, Ohio  44077

Voice Response Unit Payment Line: 1-800-860-2555

To view and print account information, go to

Child Support Customer Service Web Portal at:
http://jfs.ohio.gov/OCS/index.stm