The Child Support Agency Helpline is open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturdays, 9am-5pm. You can contact them by phone at T: 08457133133. You can make a new application for child support by visiting your local office.
Child maintenance is financial support for children who are under 16 or under 20 and still in school full time. Child maintenance can be arranged through the Child Support Agency or through the Child Maintenance Service. Payments will be paid directly into your bank account. Read the Child Maintenance Guide to learn more.
Due to new reforms in the UK, many fathers were recently hit with an increase in their bills for child maintenance. The increase mainly affected middle income fathers. Those who make their own private maintenance agreements will not face the increased charges.