15525 Mendota Avenue, P.O. Box 416, Redby, MN 56670

Main: 218.679.3350 ┃ Toll Free: 888.404.0686 ┃ Fax: 218.679.4317





Mission Statement:

Red Lake Nation Child Support Enforcement Program is dedicated to serving and assisting our Nation's children first and by providing the services needed to strengthen the families' commitment to become self-sufficient.

Each and every child of our Nation deserves the financial, emotional and moral support from both parents to ensure that each child will live a healthy and quality life.

Let's all join together in unity and start preparing our children for a successful future.

What is Child Support?

Child Support is money or in-kind support parents provide for the care, support and education of their children.

The Red Lake Nation Child Support Program works for children to help both parents provide financial support for their children. 

Services include

  • Establishing paternity

  • Establishing child support orders

  • Enforcement of child support orders & voluntary agreements

  • Income withholding

  • Modifications

Benefits include:

  • A sense of belonging for children

  • Financial support & responsibilities

  • Knowing extended family

  • Creating a bond between custodial and non-custodial parent

Eligibility Requirements

  • Resident of the Red Lake Nation

  • Mandatory to apply for Child Support when applying for TANF

Required Documents

Applicants must submit the following documents for consideration of services and assistance:

  • Completed application with all questions answered and all required signature pages are signed and dated

  • A certified copy of the following documents, if you need assistance with obtaining a copy, let us know and we can assist you:

    • Divorce Order

    • Custody Order

    • Child Support Order

    • Other

  • Valid picture identification such as:

    • Driver's License

    • State Issued ID

    • Tribal ID

    • Other Government issued ID

  • Income verification for the last 30 days

    • If you are self-employed, you must provide most recent tax return

  • For each child, please provide the following:

    • Birth certificate

    • Social Security Card

    • Tribal Enrollment verification

    • Paternity Affidavits

To Apply

  • An application can be picked up in the entry way at Oshkiimaajitahdah or Click Here for a fillable PDF file (which allows you to type in your responses prior to printing)  OR

  • Click the request services button below to register for an account, fill out a pre-screen questionnaire and begin the intake process.

    • The pre-screen questionnaire will also identify which other programs you may be eligible for through Oshkiimaajitahdah.

 Request Services

What happens next?

Please refer to the Child Support Enforcement Timeline before which will displays the steps from application to court:


If you have questions or need assistance with applying, please contact us at (218) 679-3350. 

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