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Ocean County Board of Social Services
Address:1027 Hooper Ave.P.O. Box 547
City:Toms River
State:NJ
Zip:08754
Phone:1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)
Comments:to locate a parent prior to an order
Ocean County Child Support
Address:120 Hooper Avenue- Ocean County Justice Complex
City:Toms River
State:NJ
Zip:08754
Phone:1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)
Office Hours:Mon-Thu 8:30am-11:00am, Fri 8:30am-4:00pm Probation Division offices within Justice Complex (across from main elevators) Evening Hours: Thursday ONLY 4:30-7:00 pm In offices near courtroom 13 within Justice Complex
Comments:For enforcement of existing cases
*Please be aware children are not permitted in Probation Offices located within Justice Complex.
Mailing Address: 213 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, PO BOX 2191, Toms River, NJ 08754. Ocean Probation CSE will conduct child support walk-in hours, Mon-Thurs from 8:30-11am and Friday from 8:30-4pm, at the Ocean County Justice Complex, room 135. Additionally, late night hours from 4:30-7:00pm, will be held in the Justice Complex on Thursdays.
Ocean County Family Division
Address:120 Hooper Ave.P.O. Box 2191
City:Toms River
State:NJ
Zip:08754
Phone:1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)
Comments:To establish or change an order.

Organizational Divisions: What service does each organization provide?

  • Social Services: The County Boards of Social Services; sometimes known as welfare agencies, handle child support cases. The agencies work to find non-custodial parents, establish paternity and file complaints with the courts for child support and paternity. They also provide help with cash assistance (Work First New Jersey), food assistance (SNAP), child care, Medicaid, employment services and other local assistance programs.
  • Family Court: The county Family Courts schedule, conduct, record and keep track of court hearings and orders in a child support case, including issues of custody and visitation.
  • Probation: The county Probation Divisions monitor money due and paid for child support and help make sure the support continues getting paid through various enforcement efforts, if necessary.