Kern County Department of Child Support Services

Who We Are

Services Kern County DCSS Provides: Establishing paternity. Locating a parent to establish paternity and/or child support and enforcing payment of support. Establishing, modifying and enforcing a court order to pay child support and family support. Collecting and distributing child and spousal support payments. Establishing and enforcing medical support Services Kern County DCSS Does Not Provide: Handling of custody or visitation matters. Handling of divorces. Obtaining or enforcing restraining orders. Establishment of spousal support orders.

General Contact Information

Kern County Department of Child Support Services
1300 18th Street (map)
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Toll Free