State Division of Child Support Services

The Illinois Department of Health And Family Services' (IDHFS) Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) has an interactive website. Custodial and non-custodial parents with an active child support case with DSCC can use the website to access:

  • Payments Information (payments processed by IDHFS)
    • Note: If you receive child support checks from the State Disbursement Unit (SDU), you can access SDU’s website.
  • Account Balance Information
  • Income Withholding Information
  • Appointment Information

The DCSS website also provides general information on the following topics:

  • How to apply for child support services
  • The IDHFS Notice about tax refund or other offsets
  • The Department of Treasury notice stating your federal payment was reduced
  • How to file an appeal
  • How to change your name and address
  • What to expect at a hearing regarding your child support
  • The process to change or modify a child support order
  • The income withholding process