Employer Workshops: Washington State Division of Child Support
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Division of Child Support

Employer Workshops

Employers are a key partner in Washington state's child support program. To help employers understand their responsibilities under the law, the Division of Child Support offers free workshops across the state. The information provided will help employers save time and avoid costly mistakes. In addition, employers will receive up-to-date information on new hire reporting, income withholding, medical enrollment and payment methods.

Register online or by contacting Doug Cheney at dcheney@dshs.wa.gov. Workshops will be held at the following locations:

Yakima Workshop
Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm @ DSHS Child Support, 1002 North 16th Ave, Yakima, WA 98907.
Wenatchee Workshop
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm @ PUD Headquarters Office Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802.
Online Webinar
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.
Seattle Workshop
Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ North Seattle Community College, OCE&E Building, 9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103 (south side of campus, blue building, 1st floor, room 142A).
Kennewick Workshop
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 S. Union Kennewick, WA 99338.
Tacoma Workshop
Monday, June 2, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ DSHS Child Support, 1949 South State Street, Room 195, Tacoma, WA 98401.
Online Webinar
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.
Online Webinar
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.
Everett Workshop
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ DSHS, 840 N. Broadway (rear entrance), Bldg. A, Room 103, Everett, WA 98201.
Online Webinar
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.
Spokane Workshop
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm @ DSHS Child Support, 1608 W. Boone, Spokane, WA 99201.
Online Webinar
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.
Online Webinar
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join our online class from your own office. Computer required. Participation information to be sent via email.

To contact a support enforcement officer regarding a specific case, please have the case number ready and call 1-800-442-KIDS (5437). Select option 2, then option 3 and input the case number. If you have received paperwork from DCS, the contact information and case number is listed on each document.

For additional employer questions, you may contact the DCS Employer Ombudsman at 1-800-591-2760.