Child Support & Care

The Department of Social Services' Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE) provides direct services related to the collection of child support.

Available Services

Services available to you through DCSE are:

  • Establishing and enforcing support orders
  • Legally establishing the father of a child (paternity)
  • Locating the non-custodial parent
  • Working with other states when either parent does not live in Virginia

Customer Service

The customer service number for DCSE is 800-468-8894.

More Service Information

Additional information about the services that they provide may be found at Division of Child Support Enforcement.

Child Care

Quality Child Care: it is what every parent wants and what every child deserves.  With this in mind, the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, in collaboration with the Chesterfield / Colonial Heights Department of Social Services, is dedicated to educating its citizens about the importance of Quality Child Care.

Equal Opportunity

The Virginia Cooperative Extension program is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and employment is open to all, regardless of:

  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability
  • National Origin
  • Political Affiliation
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Veteran Status

Disability Assistance & Accommodation

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, contact the Chesterfield Social Services Department at 804-748-1100 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.