Definition of Child SupportChild support is the contribution a parent makes for their children towards care, living expenses, and medical support. All of Minnesota's 87 counties are federally mandated to provide child support services for families regardless of the family's socioeconomic status. Child support includes:
Kandiyohi County Child Support agency provides a variety of services to assist in the collection of child support. Services include:
The following services are not available from the County:
How to ApplyYou may apply for child support services if a minor child lives in your household, if the child is financially dependent on you, and if a parent is absent from the home.
If you are applying for or are receiving public assistance in Kandiyohi County, your application for child support services will automatically be referred to us. If you would like to apply for our non public assistance child support services, you must complete an application and pay a one-time $25 application fee. In addition, the applicant may be subject to additional fees.
Where to Apply
A person needing child support help may apply for child support services in Kandiyohi County in the following ways.
For additional information on the child support program, visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services Web site at www.childsupport.dhs.state.mn.us