Step 1: Gather and Complete Required Documents

In order to apply for child support services, you will need:

You may also need:

  • Custody and guardianship papers
  • Your marriage certificate and/or divorce decree

Step 2: Send or Bring the Documents to HCJFS

There are variety of ways to return the documents to Highland County Job and Family Services, you may:

Mail Documents

Mail documents to:

HCJFS Child Support Services
1575 N. High St. Ste 100
Hillsboro, OH 45133

Fax Documents

Documents can be faxed to 937-393-3299.

Deliver In-Person

The Highland County Job and Family Services Child Support office is located at:

1575 N. High St. Ste 100
Hillsboro, OH 45133

You can apply in person between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and between 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Friday.

Step 3: Genetic Testing or Support Hearing

Once all documents have been received, a child support caseworker will be assigned to your case. That worker may ask you for additional documentation and will attempt to verify the location of the other parent. After those steps are complete, you will be notified by mail of either an appointment for genetic testing or, if paternity is known, a support hearing will be scheduled.