Oregon Child Support Program

News and Announcements

  • Important Information About Tax Payments - Did you receive a notice that your federal or state tax refund will be sent to the Oregon Child Support Program?

  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) - You may qualify! Tax credits range from $2 to $6143.

  • Cash and Credit/Debit card payments are now being accepted at multiple TouchPay kiosk locations. Visit our Division of Child Support branch offices in Albany, Bend, East Portland, Hillsboro, or Medford.

  • System Project - In an effort to provide the best service to Oregon families, the Department of Justice and Oregon Child Support Program are engaging in a multi-year effort to replace our computerized child support system.

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 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