About the Child Support Services Division (CSSD)

Division Mission

The Child Support Services Division (CSSD) of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is to diligently pursue and ultimately achieve financial and medical support of children by establishing, enforcing, and increasing public awareness of parental obligations.

The CSSD provides the following child support services:

  • Locating parents;
  • Establishing paternity;
  • Establishing financial and medical support orders;
  • Enforcing child support orders, including medical support orders;
  • Modifying child support orders.

The division is made up of three bureaus: Budget and Administrative Services, Field Services and System, Program and Training. The Central Office and the Intergovernmental Regional Office are located in Helena. Four additional regional offices are located in Butte, Billings, Great Falls, and Missoula.