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Child Support Services
Mission Statement
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John K. Contreras

217 9th St.
Ste. A
P.O. Box 847
Colusa, CA  95932

Ph: (866) 901-3212
TDD / TTY: (866) 399-4096
Fax: (530) 458-0565

Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 noon
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We are committed to:

  • Maintaining a tradition of mutual respect and professionalism.
  • Providing prompt, efficient, courteous service to all clients.
  • Collection and disbursement of child support payments and establishing paternity for as many families as possible within the time frames mandated by the government.
  • Ensuring confidentiality to our clients in all matters.


Responsibilities of the Child Support Services Department include:

  • Collecting child support and forwarding payments to custodial parties
  • Enforcing medical support and other orders
  • Establishing orders for paternity, child support, and medical support
  • Locating non-custodial parents and assets

Are you tired of receiving paper Income Withholding Orders? Sign up for Electronic Income Withholding Orders (e-IWO). The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), in partnership with state child support agencies, public and private-sector employers and payrolll processors has developed this FREE and efficient method that allows employers to Receive, Acknowledge or Reject IWOs and more.

Click on this link eIWO Flyer and read about your options.

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COMING January 12, 2015

The California State Department of Child Support Services in partnership with MoneyGram will be offering a convenient way for you to make cash child support payments without having to travel to the child support office. MoneyGram does not require a bank account, is convenient and saves time!

There are nine convenient MoneyGram locations in Colusa County. Click here to find a MoneyGram near you! Check back for more details about Colusa County Child Support and MoneyGram.

You can learn about other convenient payment options by visiting

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