Charles County Department of Social Services, Child Support Services
www.dhr.maryland.gov/child-support-services
Resource Details
Alternate Name Charles County DSS, Child Support Services
Description CHILD SUPPORT: Provides services which establish and enforce child support orders, including location of the non-custodial parent. Searches for the non-custodial parent, establishes the paternity of the child, gets a court order for support, collects support payments, enforces the court order and reviews and modifies the court order. Persons applying for Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) must file for child support before they can receive cash assistance.

Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Charles County
Physical Address 200 Kent Avenue
La Plata MD
20646 United States
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Hours Of Operation No walk-in clients on Wed. or Thurs.

Fri: 8AM 4PM
Thu: 8AM 4PM
Wed: 8AM 4PM
Tue: 8AM 4PM
Mon: 8AM 4PM
Disabilities Access Yes.
Program
Eligibility Parent/guardian seeking child support.
Program Fees FIP (Family Investment Program)- free. Non-FIP-$25 application fee.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times Varies
Programs at this agency Charles County Department of Social Services, Out of Home Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Child Protection Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Charles County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Charles County Department of Social Services, Family, Adult & Children Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Family Investment Program
Charles County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Charles County Department of Social Services, Project Home
Charles County Department of Social Services, Customer Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Charles County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Charles County Department of Social Services, Respite Care Services
Charles County Department of Social Services, In-Home Family Services


Contact Information
Mailing Address 200 Kent Avenue
La Plata MD
20646 United States
Toll Free Number 877-871-1177
Fax Number 301-870-3958
TTY 800-925-4434
Main 301-392-6400 EX 4
Customer Service/Intake 800-332-6347
Payment Status 800-723-9937
Main Email Address Charles.CoDSS@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Donna M. Harley
Main Contact Title Assistant Director, Child Support Services
Main Contact Phone 301-392-6400
Director or Senior Administrator Name Joseph J. DiPrimio, Esq,
Director or Senior Administrator Title Executive Director, Child-Support Enforcement Administration
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-767-7065
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address joediprimio.csea@maryland.gov