Apply for the Debt Reduction Program

If you're late on paying child support, find out if you're eligible for a program to lower your payments.

What to do

1. Check whether you're eligible

You may be eligible if:

  • You have child support debt (arrears) from a time when your child or children were receiving public assistance (welfare or foster care)
  • You can't pay off the debt within 12 months, based on your current income and assets 

2. Call to apply

San Francisco Debt Reduction Program Coordinator

What happens next?

If you're eligible, staff will help you apply for the program. 

Last updated October 27, 2022