WAGE WITHHOLDING ORDER
The CSEA issues a wage withholding order to your employer. The employer then deducts the court-ordered amount from your paycheck.
CSEA MOBILE APP - Ohio's new mobile application is now available for free on mobile devices through Apple and Google Play Store. The app gives quick and easy access to case information and allows users to make payments and receive payment notifications among other features.
You can make payments by cash, credit card, money order or check in-person at the agency’s payment window. Please note - credit card payments may take 2-3 days to post in the child support system.
The CSEA will only accept Visa, Discover or Mastercard. You must make the payment before 1:45 P.M. or the agency will credit the payment the following day.
Butler County CSEA
Government Services Center
315 High Street, 7th Floor
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Collection Window Hours: 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday – Friday
You can make credit card payments over the phone by calling Customer Service at 513-887-3362. You can also call the Ohio Office of Child Support at 1-888-965-2676, option 5 to make a payment. Please note, credit card payments may take 2-3 days to post in the child support system.
OHIO CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT CENTRAL
You can send money order or check payments to Child Support Payment Central (CSPC), PO Box 182372, Columbus, OH 43218. Write your SETS number (the 10-digit number beginning with a "7") and your court order number on the check or money order.
Ohio SMART e-Pay
- Checking/Savings Account - Parents and employers can make online payments deducted from a checking/savings account at https://oh.smartchildsupport.com/. There is no charge for payments sent to Ohio CSPC. During the initial registration, please allow up to 7 business days for the payment to be received. However, subsequent payments using the same bank account will be received within 24-48 hours.
- Credit/Debit Card - Payments using your credit/debit card can be made at https://oh.smartchildsupport.com/ or by calling 1-888-965-2676 - Option 5. If you have your credit/debit card linked to an e-wallet account such as Alipay, Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal or Venmo, you can make your payment using these alternative payment options. NOTE: There is a minimum payment requirement of $1.00. Please allow two to three business days from the date the payment was made on the website to be received by Ohio CSPC. Credit card gift cards can only be used to make payments if they have been fully registered.
BANK DEDUCTION ORDER
The CSEA issues a bank deduction order to your financial institution. Your bank will then deduct the court-ordered amount directly from your account.
MONEYGRAM — Make cash payments at Wal-Mart, CVS & other retailers or online at www.moneygram.com. Must reference Ohio receive code 14674. Fee is $3.95 per transaction.