Child Support Enforcement Agency

Serving The Citizens Of Clinton County

Family Services Building

Clinton County Family Services Building

The mission of the Clinton County Child Support Enforcement Agency is to provide assistance to our clients by establishing parentage, setting support orders, along with the enforcement and collection of support payments to enhance the economic security of the children and families we serve.

Kathi Spirk, Director
Gina Speaks Eshler, Deputy Director

The Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) was created by State law on January 1, 1988 and operates in every Ohio county.  In Clinton County, the CSEA operates under the administration of the County Department of Job & Family Services.

The CSEA is a IV-D (4D) agency.  IV-D stands for the Title IV-D of the Social Security Act of 1974. This is the legislation that set up the State Child Support collection program.

Hours:

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office Phone:  937-382-5726
Toll Free Number: 1-800-793-1290
Fax:  937-383-2400
E-Mail:  CLINTON_COUNTY_CSEA@ODJFS.STATE.OH.US


Who Can We Help?

The Clinton County CSEA automatically helps families receiving Ohio Works First (OWF) cash assistance or Medicaid.  If you are receiving OWF,  child support will be assigned to the State to reimburse the State for the public assistance you receive.

Individuals not receiving OWF cash assistance who reside in Clinton County can also receive our services by simply completing a IV-D (4D) application.  To receive a IV-D application, call 937-382-5726.  The application fee has been waived and there is no charge for our services.

How We Can Help

The CSEA offers the following services: Read More

What We Cannot Do

There are certain things the Child Support Enforcement agency cannot do: Read More

How You Can Help

Our success depends on your cooperation. You can help by:

  • Providing as much information about the absent parent as possible.
  • Reporting all address and name changes promptly in writing.
  • Returning all information requested by the Child Support Enforcement Agency.
  • Being patient as we work to serve you.

National Statistics

  • Ohio has the 6th largest caseload in the country.
  • Ohio has the 2nd largest collection totaling over 1.76 billion dollars.
  • Ohio ranks 1st in collections in current support.
  • Ohio has the 2nd highest number of cases with support orders.
  • Ohio ranks 2nd in the number of cases with collections.
  • Collections have increased 35% since Federal Fiscal Year 1997.
  • Click here to link to the Ohio Office of Child Support.
  • Click here to link to the Federal Office of Child Support.

The Clinton County Child Support Enforcement Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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