Job & Family Services Office of Child Support
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Office of Child Support - Location


Location is defined as finding the physical whereabouts of an individual, identifying an individual's employer, or sources of income/assets associated with an individual. In order to do this the CSEA uses database information from a variety of sources. For a list of sources please see the location link for frequently asked questions and answers below. 

Location Links & Resources

The Federal Parent Locator Service website may be viewed at:

You may access the Ohio location related frequently asked questions and answers at:

The Ohio Administrative Code rules that are related to location can be found at:

Last Updated 03/18/2015