6 Ways to Pay

Child support payments are collected and processed by a single entity, the CA State Disbursement Unit (SDU). Payments do not post to your account until the payment is received at the SDU.

Pay Online:

Electronic payments can be made online using your Visa card, MasterCard, checking account or savings account. https://childsupport.ca.gov/state-disbursement-unit/​

Pay by Phone:

Call 1-866-901-3212 (option 1). Electronic payments can be made using your Visa card, MasterCard, checking account or savings account.

Pay by Mail:

Mail a check or money order to: CA SDU, PO BOX 989067, West Sacramento, CA 95798-9067.

Pay by Mobile App:

Available for Android and iPhone, the CAChildSup mobile app lets you make electronic payments using your smartphone. Download the free CAChildSup app.

Pay in Person at the Department:

Pay at Tehama County Child Support Services, located at 1005 Vista Way, Suite A in Red Bluff. For a cash, check or money order payment to post by the first of the month, you must pay in the office by the 18th of the month to allow time for the payment to be processed and mailed to the State Disbursement Unit. Credit Card and electronic check payments will post on your account within the same day if made by 3pm.

Pay Using MoneyGram:

You will need your child support Participant ID number and Receive Code 14630 for California child support payments sent to “CA SDU”. MoneyGram charges a $1.99 fee. Notice: It takes approximately 3 days for your payment to be posted to your child support account.

In Tehama County, MoneyGram is accepted at the following locations:


  • Wal-Mart: 1025 S. Main St.
  • Raley’s: 725 S. Main St.
  • CVS: 455 S. Main St.
  • Advance America: 241 Main St.
  • Liquor & Food: 15 Antelope Blvd.


  • Discoteca Ruiz: 1206 Solano St.
  • Solano St. Liquor 7 Grocery: 2013 Solano St.
  • Advance America: 908 99W, Suite B

Pay Using Pay Near Me at 7-11 Stores

In Tehama County, there is a 7-11 Store in Corning. There are also 7-11 Stores in Anderson and Redding (within 30 miles).