Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Child Support Services
www.dorchesterdss.org
Resource Details
Description

CHILD SUPPORT: Provides services which establish and enforce child support orders. Searches for the non-custodial parent; proves the paternity of the child; gets a court order for support; collects support payments and enforces the court order and reviews and modifies the court order. Persons applying for Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) and Medical Assistance must file for child support before they can receive cash assistance.
 

Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Dorchester County
Physical Address 627 Race Street
Cambridge MD
21613 United States
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4PM
Tue: 8AM 4PM
Wed: 8AM 4PM
Thu: 8AM 4PM
Fri: 8AM 4PM
Disabilities Access Yes.
Program
Eligibility Parent or guardian that is seeking financial support from
Languages Offered Language Line.
Program Fees $25 application fee may apply if client does not receive TCA or Medical Assistance.
Application Process Call for information or to request an application be mailed.
Documents Required Call for information
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Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Services to Families with Children
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children & Licensing
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Project Home
Dorchester County Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance


Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 259
Cambridge MD
21613 United States
Fax Number 410-901-1029
TTY 410-901-1266
Main 410-901-4100
Customer Service Support Center 800-332-6347
Main Email Address faith.purnell@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Loretta Tyler
Main Contact Title Supervisor for Child Support Services
Main Contact Phone 410-901-4100
Main Contact Email Address loretta.tyler@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Faith Purnell
Director or Senior Administrator Title Child Support Specialist
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-901-4181
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address faith.purness@maryland.gov