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Child Support Division Needs Updated Mailing Addresses

NEW CASTLE (Nov. 13, 2019) – In early 2020, the Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) will be teaming up with U.S. Bank to issue a new prepaid debit card, the U.S. Bank ReliaCard®, for child support recipients to receive their payments electronically. The ReliaCard will replace the current First State Family Card. In […]




Division of Child Support Offices Statewide Will Be Closed Sept. 27

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 23, 2019) – Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) offices in all three counties will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, due to an in-service staff meeting. Child support customers who have in-person business are encouraged to come earlier in the week. Account information can be accessed 24/7 by calling the Automated […]




Larger Employers To Be Required To Remit Delaware Child Support Payments Electronically

NEW CASTLE (June 26, 2019) – Governor John Carney has signed into law House Bill 81, which mandates that employers with 50 or more employees remit child support payments to the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) by electronic funds transfer (EFT) or electronic data interchange (EDI). The law […]




Wilmington University, DHSS to Train 1,000 Staff Members in Trauma-Informed Approaches

In Partnership with Wilmington University, DHSS Begins Yearlong Initiative to Train 1,000 Staff Members in Trauma-Informed Approaches to Assessing and Meeting the Needs of Clients NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2018) – The Department of Health and Social Services is partnering with Wilmington University to train more than 1,000 frontline DHSS staff in better assessing and […]




Almost 600 Child Support Client Cards Used at Kmart May Have Been Compromised; New Cards Being Issued

NEW CASTLE (June 7, 2017) – Approximately 592 Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) clients who used their First State Family Card at a Kmart may have had the card number compromised, the Division learned Tuesday, June 6. Information on the Kmart website related to the incident assures customers no personal data from their […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Child Support Services"

Child Support Division Needs Updated Mailing Addresses

NEW CASTLE (Nov. 13, 2019) – In early 2020, the Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) will be teaming up with U.S. Bank to issue a new prepaid debit card, the U.S. Bank ReliaCard®, for child support recipients to receive their payments electronically. The ReliaCard will replace the current First State Family Card. In […]




Division of Child Support Offices Statewide Will Be Closed Sept. 27

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 23, 2019) – Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) offices in all three counties will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, due to an in-service staff meeting. Child support customers who have in-person business are encouraged to come earlier in the week. Account information can be accessed 24/7 by calling the Automated […]




Larger Employers To Be Required To Remit Delaware Child Support Payments Electronically

NEW CASTLE (June 26, 2019) – Governor John Carney has signed into law House Bill 81, which mandates that employers with 50 or more employees remit child support payments to the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) by electronic funds transfer (EFT) or electronic data interchange (EDI). The law […]




Wilmington University, DHSS to Train 1,000 Staff Members in Trauma-Informed Approaches

In Partnership with Wilmington University, DHSS Begins Yearlong Initiative to Train 1,000 Staff Members in Trauma-Informed Approaches to Assessing and Meeting the Needs of Clients NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2018) – The Department of Health and Social Services is partnering with Wilmington University to train more than 1,000 frontline DHSS staff in better assessing and […]




Almost 600 Child Support Client Cards Used at Kmart May Have Been Compromised; New Cards Being Issued

NEW CASTLE (June 7, 2017) – Approximately 592 Delaware Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) clients who used their First State Family Card at a Kmart may have had the card number compromised, the Division learned Tuesday, June 6. Information on the Kmart website related to the incident assures customers no personal data from their […]