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Lake County, Ohio - Job and Family Services

Payment Information

    Payment Information

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

    Office of Child Support Payment Central Website:  http://jfs.ohio.gov/Ocs/employers/CSPC_Overview.stm

     

    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.)  

     

    CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS

    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.

     

    CASH PAYMENTS at:

    Lake County Treasurer's Office
    105 Main Street
    Painesville, Ohio

     

    MAKE MONEYGRAM PAYMENTS at:

    CVS, Walmart, Advance America, Ace Cash Express
    State Code is 14674

    Or go to:

    www.moneygram.com
    Click on Pay Bills then
    Click on Child Support Link

    Fees apply

     

    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