Child Support

The Child Support Enforcement Program is operated through the cooperative efforts of federal, state and local government. The program Agency’s duties include:

  • Establishment of paternity for children who do not have a father listed on their birth certificate
  • Establishment of court orders requiring parents to pay child support and provide health insurance for their children
  • Collection of required support payments
  • Commencement of administrative and/or legal actions to enforce collection
  • Recovery of money due the State of Wisconsin as repayment of amounts expended for certain public benefits