Oregon Child Support Program

News and Announcements

  • Columbus Day - Monday, October 13, 2014 is Columbus Day and banks will be closed. As a result of this bank holiday, payments may be delayed throughout the week of October 13-17.

  • Establish A Parenting Plan - FREE - The Oregon Child Support Program received a federal grant to help families develop a parenting time plan. The grant runs through September 2015. We’ve partnered with mediators throughout Oregon who are ready to help you establish your parenting plan. And the best part—it’s FREE! (More)

  • Child Support Awareness Month - August 2014

Child Support Program Director's Message

Kate Cooper Richardson
Kate Cooper Richardson

Raising and supporting children isn’t easy—and it’s harder when you’re on your own. Every day, the Oregon Child Support Program helps more than 450,000 parents provide the financial and emotional support their children need. The Program processes about $1 million a day in medical and child support for our youngest and most vulnerable Oregonians, and is one of the most cost-effective and efficient agencies in the state.

Through the Department of Justice Division of Child Support, and the work of many District Attorney offices, the Oregon Child Support Program offers services that improve the well-being of children, reduce reliance on public assistance, encourage family self-sufficiency, return funds to the state treasury, and save taxpayer money.

As the new director of Oregon’s Child Support Program, I'm committed to continuing our tradition of dedicated public service – supporting parents to support children.

Kate Cooper Richardson
Kate Cooper Richardson
Director

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