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Child Support

The Department of Social Services' Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE) provides direct services related to the collection of child support.

Services available to you through DCSE are:

  • Locating the non-custodial parent
  • Legally establishing the father of a child (paternity)
  • Establishing and enforcing support orders
  • Working with other states when either parent does not live in Virginia

The customer service number for DCSE is 1-800-468-8894.

Additional information about the services that they provide may be found at the Division of Child Support Enforcement

Child Care

Quality Child Care -- it is what every parent wants and what every child deserves.  With this in mind, the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, in collaboration with the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Department of Social Services, is dedicated to educating its citizens about the importance of Quality Child Care.

Virginia Cooperative Extension program & employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, or political affiliation.  An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

If you are a person with a disability & desire assistance or accommodation, contact the Chesterfield Social Services Department 804-748-1100, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m..


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