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Child Support Services


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The Chickasaw Nation Child Support Services (CNCSS) was established to assist First American children in receiving court ordered child support.

  • 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
  • Walk-ins and phone calls are encouraged
  • No application fee
  • Cases can be presented in tribal courts or district courts
  • Mediation services are available
  • Additional resources are available to assist families

You Provide

  • Completed child support services application/referral
  • Copies of state-issued birth certificates for all children
  • Copies of CDIB for all children, custodial parent and non-custodial parent (if available)
  • Copies of Social Security cards for all children and non-custodial parent (if available)
  • Copies of all court orders, divorce decrees, guardianship orders or paternity affidavits


  • All First American and Non-First American applications are accepted

Other Information

The Family Connections Program:
The program works with the parents or guardians, raising and supporting Chickasaw children in successful, healthy families.

Examples of services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Advocating to strengthen families
  • Introducing and connecting families to First American culture
  • Encouraging career development

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

  • Processing income assignments
  • Initiating court hearings for contempt
  • Implementing property liens
  • Modify 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
  • Collecting and processing payments

Tribal Enforcement Payment Project (TEPP):
Some non-custodial parents may be assigned to TEPP, which monitors progress in obtaining or maintaining employment and supervises child support payments to the custodial parent. Participants assigned to this program will work one-on-one with the staff to identify barriers and work toward self-sufficiency.

  • Alternative to incarceration
  • Addresses barriers to employment
  • Provides employment resources
  • Conducts training/education referrals
  • Monitors success in making 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

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 436-3419

(580) 272-5512

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1809
Ada, Oklahoma 74821


Child Support Services
730 Colony Drive
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-3419

Family Support Offices - Ardmore
2341 N. Commerce
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

(580) 222-2910