The Child Support Agency (CSA). Can help you organise and collect child maintenance.
Child maintenance is for parents. Who are not with the child’s Father or Mother anymore. Child maintenance goes towards a child’s everyday living expenses.
Anyone with children under 16 years of age. Or children who are under 20 years of age. But in full-time education. Could qualify for child maintenance.
The Child Support Agency and the Child Maintenance Service. Are both organisations. That can arrange or collect child maintenance for you.
If you are applying for child maintenance. Then one of these organisations. Will be able to help you arrange everything.
You should contact your local CSA office. To apply for child maintenance. Either the CSA or the Child Maintenance Service. Will take care of your case.
For more information about the child service agency. Call the CSA contact number: 0843 479 2501.
You can find your local CSA office on this website https://www.gov.uk/child-support-agency.
Alternatively give them a call. On the CSA contact line 0843 479 2501.
You will need to provide some personal details. In order to apply for child maintenance. They need your National Insurance number. Plus information about the child. You are applying for. You will also be asked for you bank details.
You should provide accurate information. Also inform them if your circumstances change. You can get support. With your child maintenance arrangement. By calling the CSA telephone number on 0843 479 2501.
It may takes up to 26 weeks. For a decision to be made. About your child maintenance application.
If you need help with your application. You can find useful information on this website https://www.gov.uk/child-maintenance.
Or you can give the Child Support Agency a call. On the CSA phone number 0843 479 2501.
Arranging Child Maintenance by Yourself
You can arrange child maintenance by yourself. If you don’t want to use. The Child Support Agency or the Child Maintenance Service.
You can work out how much you might get. By using their child maintenance calculator. On this website https://www.gov.uk/calculate-your-child-maintenance.
There is also more information here http://www.cmoptions.org/en/family/index.asp.
Or you can call them. On the CSA contact number 0843 479 2501.
CSA Contact Details
You can contact the CSA customer services team. By calling the direct CSA customer services number. The number is 0843 479 2501.
If you prefer to write to CSA. You can send you letters to this address:
Child Support Agency, PO Box 55, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1YL, United Kingdom.
You can find your local CSA office. On this website https://www2.dwp.gov.uk/csa/v2/en/setup/apply-by-telephone.asp.
Child Support Agency Complaints
If you are not happy with the service you received. Or you are not happy. With the outcome of your application. Then contact the CSA office. Dealing with your child maintenance claim.
Or call them on the CSA number 0843 479 2501.
You should explain to them. Why you don’t agree with the outcome. Or why you are not happy with the service you received.
They should respond to you within 15 working days.
The support team on the CSA helpline number 0843 479 2501. Can also help you, if you have a complaint.