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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-11:00 am, Fri 8:30am-4:00 pm In 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:To establish or change an order
*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 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?

  • Welfare: The county Boards of Social Services; also 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 access to welfare/ TANF benefits, food stamps, Medicaid, child care, 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.