Wisconsin Dept of children and families

Child Support

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The Wisconsin Child Support Program helps parents get court orders for financial and medical support for their children. It also enforces those orders when needed, and makes sure that all money collected is paid out correctly. Learn more about child support services for parents.

 Click here to sign up or sign on to Child Support Online Services

Signing up allows you to see balances, payments received, history of payment, and to print all of the items listed. If you need help signing up for on line services, or do not have access to a computer, please call 608-297-3124 and set up an appointment-someone will assist you. 


Overview of Wisconsin Child Support Services for Parents

   Financial Management Services

All families paying and receiving child or family support or alimony (maintenance) get "financial management" services, which include:

■entering the information about the court case and support orders into the Wisconsin child support system,
working with employers to withhold income for support payments;
■processing payments;
collecting, recording, and disbursing payments;
collecting, recording, and disbursing fees;
■providing monthly account statements;
■providing payment coupons;
■providing different ways to pay for customers;
■providing a direct-deposit and debit card option for parents receiving child support;
■providing payment information by phone 1-800-991-5530 and online; and
correcting errors on account balances.

   Case Management Services

Case management services are available for both the parent paying child support as well as the parent getting child support. Case management services are provided by county and tribal child support agencies, and can be obtained by applying for services. After an application is received, the child support agency will provide case management services to you. These services may include:

  • Locating the other parent and his or her financial assets;
  • Scheduling genetic tests for the child and the potential father(s) of the child;
  • Preparing the papers and taking the case to court to legally identify the father and set up a support order;
  • Ensuring that one or both parents provide health insurance for the child(ren);
  • Using all available and appropriate enforcement tools to collect support owed;
  • Reviewing the support order, when necessary, in case it needs to be changed; and
  • Ending the support order, when necessary.

See all child support services available to parents by clicking here. 

Links to forms:

Motion to Change

Job Search

Payment Coupon

Stipulation to Change (FA-604) A and B

Explanation of Review Process

Revision Instructions

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