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Child Support - Statewide Distribution Unit (SDU)

The California State Disbursement Unit (SDU) is responsible for receiving and processing support payments for individuals with open cases through a local child support agency. The SDU also receives and processes all support payments collected by employers via wage withholding - including child support withholdings from private support orders.

The SDU gives parents and employers more options for how child support payments are received and how child support payments are made.

Payments may be made by check or money order, credit card, or by electronic funds transfer from your bank account.-

Payments can be mailed to (ALWAYS write your SSN or participant number on your check):

California State Disbursement Unit
PO Box 989067
West Sacramento, CA  95789-9067

Click on of the following links to make an electronic payment:

Find Current Payment Information

To find the most recent payment information for your case go to the CSE Customer Connect website, or call the Interactive Voice Response system toll-free at 866-901-3212.  Accounting balances are updated once each night on weekdays, except on County and State holidays.

You will need your social security number and your Participant (PAR) ID to access your confidential case information in both systems.