Open a Child Support Case

Meet Viola Virtual Interactive Online Application for Child Support

Apply Online


VIOLA is here - you can now submit your child support application electronically. It's the easy, secure, no-cost application process.

Just complete the application, submit, and a county child support professional will contact you.

View a tutorial on the VIOLA process.

Apply by Mail


Mail in your completed application by filling out the application packet and mailing to:
Sierra Nevada Department of Child Support Services
950 Maidu Avenue
Suite 140
Grass Valley, CA 95945

An application can also be downloaded or call 866-901-3212 to request an application be mailed to you.

Apply in Person


You can come into our office and apply in person. You can either bring in a completed application or request one when you visit. No appointment is necessary. Please visit our Locations and Hours page for office hours and locations.

Further Application Information


Access further information and application forms in various languages.