Child Support Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents, Chickasaws At‑large
Application Available

This program helps establish paternity for minor children through genetic testing and legal processes; establish a child support order once paternity has been determined; enforce existing child support orders and more.

Applications are open to the public and services are available for no cost.

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  • Chickasaw citizens, First Americans and participants without tribal affiliations are eligible to apply.
Online Application
Required Forms and Documents


(580) 436-3419
(580) 272-5512
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1809, Ada, Oklahoma 74821


No upcoming events.

Program Details

Established to assist First American children with receiving court-ordered child support, Chickasaw Nation Child Support Services (CNCSS) can:

  • Establish paternity for minor children through genetic testing and legal processes
  • Establish a child support order once paternity has been determined
  • Enforce existing child support orders
  • Provide additional resources to assist families

Program participants provide:

  • Completed child support services application/referral
  • Copies of:
    • CDIB for all children, custodial parent and non-custodial parent (if available)
    • Social Security cards for all children and non-custodial parent (if available)
    • All court orders, divorce decrees, guardianship orders or paternity affidavits
    • State-issued birth certificates for all children are only needed for paternity cases we are establishing. If there is an established order already, we do not require a copy.
Other Information

Appointments are not required and walk-ins and phone calls are encouraged. There is no application fee for services. Cases can be presented in tribal or district courts.

Case Management:
CNCSS can assist with collecting child support payments owed by the non-custodial parent by:

  • Processing income assignments
  • Initiating child support court hearings
  • Implementing property liens
  • Modifying existing child support orders to ensure the order is in compliance with child support guidelines
  • Intercepting state and federal tax refunds to apply to past-due child support
  • Working with other states and tribes when the non-custodial parent lives outside Oklahoma
  • Monitoring payments collected

Tribal Enforcement Payment Project (TEPP):

The Chickasaw Nation Tribal Enforcement Payment Project (TEPP) works with incarcerated parents upon release to:

  • Address barriers to employment
  • Provide employment resources
  • Conduct training/education referrals
  • Monitor success with resuming child support payments

CNCSS can locate most parents by using up-to-date computer systems and information databases.

  • Federal parent locator services
  • Utilizes information databases
  • Reviews court records
  • Monitors social media
  • Serves court documents

Click below to find more paternity information for unmarried parents.



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Ada, Oklahoma 74820

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