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How to apply for support

Application is automatic for any person who receives assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). If you currently receive TANF and have not been contacted by the Child Support Division you must contact us as soon as possible to ensure continued receipt of your benefits.

All others who are eligible and need assistance with child support must make an application in person with the Child Support Division.  Applications can be picked up in person at the Child Support Division during regular business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.  Please bring a $25.00 blank money order or copies of the child/children’s Indiana Medicaid card, and the following information, when returning your application.

The Non-Custodial Parent’s:

•  Social Security Number 
•  Birth Date 
•  Place of Birth 
•  A copy of your In Hospital Paternity Affidavit 
•  Physical Description 
•  Current Address 
•  Current Employer 
•  Photograph (if available) 
•  Father's Complete Legal Name & Current Address 
•  Mother's Maiden Name & Current Address 
•  Contact Person & Current Address

The child's:

•  Social Security Number 
•  Date of Birth 
•  Place of Birth (Birth Certificate)

Also needed (if applicable): 

•  Divorce Decree, Support Order or Paternity documents 
•  Current Copy of Pay Record from Clerk's Office 
•  Record of cash, gifts, or support paid directly to you or child 
•  Copy of Court Minute Entry Entries

Remember that it is YOUR responsibility to report any change in circumstances or information. The more complete, accurate, and up-to-date the information you provide, the easier and faster it will be to collect the child support that is due and owing.

Application for Title IV-D Child Support Services