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The Cattaraugus County Child Support Enforcement Unit helps to strengthen families and reduce welfare spending by placing the responsibility for supporting children on those parents with the financial resources to provide such support. The Child Support Unit works with both private and public assistance and Medicaid clients.

There is a statewide Customer Service Helpline (CSH) that can answer routine questions about the Child Support Program and about individual specific cases. Clients can reach this service by calling 888-208-4485 or emailing

Do you need to pay your Child Support?

The Child Support Unit accepts in person payments by cash, check, money order or credit card (will be processed using GovPay)

Can't make it to the office? Want to pay by debit or credit card?

You may make a payment online towards your Child Support online using your credit or debit card.

The button below will take you to the Cattaraugus County Child Support payments portal at GovPayNet / GovPayNow

Click to Pay Now ... using a credit or debit card


If you have questions then please contact your Child Support Officer or call 716-373-8070.