Ramsey County Child Support


Child support is a court-ordered obligation for one parent to provide financially to the other parent/caregiver to help meet their child's basic needs, ensure medical coverage and contribute to any child care expenses. Our staff works with parents/caregivers to ensure parents are legally determined and orders are reasonably set. We also work with community partners to help support parents with parenting, financial education, job opportunities, housing stability and more.

Our goal

Our goal is to work equitably with both parents to set child support orders that work for families and ensure children have the financial and emotional support they need to thrive.

How do we help families?

Our staff helps families navigate the child support process by:



To learn more about child support services, visit Ramsey County Child Support or Minnesota Department of Human Services Child Support.