Child Support

North Carolina Child Support Services offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Location of noncustodial parents
  • Paternity establishment for children born out of wedlock
  • Establishment of support obligations
  • Collection and distribution of support
  • Enforcement of support obligations


Child Support Services are available to any custodial parent, caretaker, or guardian who is responsible for a child, regardless of income.


Child Support Services are available free of charge to recipients of some benefits such as Medicaid or Work First Family Assistance. In some instances, cooperation with child support services is mandatory in order to receive the public assistance benefit(s).

Non-public assistance individuals may apply for services by completing an application and paying an application fee.

Online Child Support Application:

Connecting with NC Child Support/Contacto para Servicios de Manutención: 

Connect with NC Child Support

Contacto para Servicios de Manutencion

Additional Information

For general information about Child Support Services, call the agency’s main phone number, 452-6620, and select option 4.

For information about a specific child support case, contact the North Carolina Customer Service Center at 800-992-9457 (available 24 hours/7 days per week) or access case information at the child support website. 

Case information obtained via the website requires a username and password.

Equal Opportunity

Interpreter services available at no cost. Haywood County Health and Human Services is an equal opportunity provider and employer.