Child Support Services

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The Child Support Services department strives to obtain child support for Orange County children, thereby strengthening the family’s potential for economic independence and self sufficiency and reducing the taxpayers’ costs of public assistance.     

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  • Obtain child support for the children of Orange County by:
    • Locating non-custodial parents
    • Establishing paternity for children born outside marriage
    • Establishing child support orders
    • Enforcing child support orders


Contact Information

The Orange County office for Child Support Services can be contacted as follows:


Local Offices

Ground Floor

131 W. Margaret Lane 
Post Office Box 8181
Hillsborough, NC 27278 
(919) 245-2175 - voice
(919) 644-3019 - fax 
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location Map

By appointment only: 
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 
(919) 245-2175 - voice

Location Map

State Offices

The state offices for Child Support Services can be reached at: 1-800-992-9457 
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. An automated system is operational 24/7.


Detailed information on North Carolina child support laws and services can be found in the links below:

NC Child Support
NC Department of Health and Human Services Child Support Division