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.