Child Support Enforcement Division

The Mahoning County Child Support Agency is a joint effort involving federal, state and local agencies administered in Ohio by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Office of Child Support (OCS).

Child support services, such as those listed below, shall be available for all OWF (Ohio Works First), Medicaid or IV-E foster care applicants or recipients upon referral, and to any other person upon request.

Services provided through the CSEA's include:
  • Location of non-custodial parents
  • Paternity establishment
  • Establishment and enforcement of child support orders
  • Establishment and enforcement of medical support orders
  • Review and modification of support orders
  • Request other states to enforce an Ohio order of support for parents who live-out-of-state
  • Collecting and disbursing child support payments
  • Termination of support orders