NH DHHS, Bureau of Child Support Services

“BCSS believes children deserve the financial and emotional support of both parents”

“BCSS believes that children should be loved, feel safe and be able to thrive to their greatest potential. We encourage responsible parenting, family self-sufficiency and child well-being by providing assistance in locating parents, establishing paternity, establishing, modifying and enforcing support obligations and obtaining child and medical support for children”

“Generally, services are provided to families of children whose parents (or caregiver) do not reside in the same household together. We provide services to locate parents, establish paternity, and to establish, enforce and modify legal orders for support (financial and medical), and obtain child and medical support for children.

  • Engage and assist parents who are willing and able (or unable) to support their children; Enforce the responsibility with parents who are unwilling
  • Collect and distribute private, not government funds to families to help pay for the basic needs of their children • Mandatory cooperation with services is a condition of eligibility for families receiving TANF.
  • We provide outreach services to special population segments including incarcerated parents and veterans. Services are provided to families who reside in New Hampshire, and when one parent resides in another state, tribe, territory or country. “” – Website Template Form”

Hours: 8:00am – 4:30PM Monday – Friday

Please use this link to access the child support calculator: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcss/calculator.htm