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DCFS - Make a Payment

Need to pay Child Support, Medicaid Spenddown, Assistance Repayments, or Temporary Housing Share? You no longer need to travel to our office. Now you have a new option which is available 24/7.

Please Note:

  • Forte, the credit card processing company, collects a service fee of 2.5% ($1.95 minimum) on these credit card transactions. (Dutchess County does not charge any additional fees.)
  • Payment may still be made in person during regular business hours or mailed to Department of Children and Family Services, 60 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 

What do you want to pay?

Child Support


Medicaid Spendown, Assistance Repayment, or Temporary Housing Share Payment