Apply for Services with Napa County Child Support

We have several convenient ways for you to apply:

CSS online applicationTo open a case in California, you may:

1. Apply online

Our Simplified Enrollment Process allows you to submit an online application for services at your convenience.  The process is easy to get started, just furnish your basic information and a staff person will contact you within two business days. 

We will interview you by phone or in person, whichever is best for you, and you can email and sign all documentation electronically, making this truly a simplified process at your fingertips.

OR you may:

2. Visit your local child support agencyagency locations can be found here.

You can still apply in person. Please email or call us to schedule an appointment with us, or we can mail you an application packet and call you once we receive it.

After an application is submitted, the applicant will be contacted by their local office to assist with the process of obtaining a child support order with the court.

There are many benefits to opening a child support case:

  • If you do not yet have an order, we provide assistance to both parents through all steps of the process.
  • In certain situations, we can help you avoid court completely.
  • Once you have an order, we keep official records, protecting both the payer and the recipient.
  • We can assist recipients with enforcement of the order.
  • We can help payers avoid or resolve negative enforcement actions if you are unable to pay.

How to Open a Child Support Case: Click here to watch an informational video on opening a child support case.