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Child Support Services

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Every child has a right to emotional and financial support from both parents. Under California law, anyone who becomes a parent automatically assumes the financial responsibility of providing for his/her child. Single mothers and fathers continually struggle with the serious and complicated challenge of raising their children. In many cases custodial and noncustodial parents work together to support their children emotionally and financially; however, some do not.

Anyone living in El Dorado County, who has a child support and/or medical support order or wants to establish one, can apply for child support enforcement services by completing an application form. The application forms are available by clicking the link below. Or, you can submit an Application using the Virtual Interactive OnLine Application (VIOLA) for Child Support Services. VIOLA is quick, easy and secure.

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State Child Support Self Service Click here to use VIOLA to apply for Child Support Services Haga clic aquí para utilizar VIOLA para solicitar servicios de manutención de menores
State Disbursement Unit (SDU)

The Child Support Enforcement Program, authorized under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act, provides services to assist parents in collecting child support and in securing health insurance coverage for their children.

Child Support Services
Placerville Office:

3883 Ponderosa Rd. 
Shingle Springs, CA 95682 
Toll Free:
1-(866) 901-3212

South Lake Tahoe Office

3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
STE 203
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Toll Free:
1-(866) 901-3212

Payments can be mailed to:

State Disbursement Unit
P.O. Box 989067
West Sacramento, CA 95798

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