Franklin County Department of Social Services - Child Support Enforcement Unit

Last Updated:February 19, 2004


355 West Main Street

Malone NY 12953-
County: Franklin


  1. Theresa Reome
    Coordinator of Child Support
  2. Joyce Armstrong
    Assistant Coordinator of Child Support
Telephone: (518) 481-1869
Fax: (518) 481-1701

Hours of Operation

September 1 - May 31 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, June 1 - August 31 8:00 - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday

Services Provided

Location of absent parents; establishment of paternity, including genetic marker testing; establishment of a child support obligation; establishment of medical support (health insurance, if available); accounting for, collecting, and disbursing child support payments; enforcement of child support orders; modification of child support orders. Automated enforcement processes include income execution with an additional amount to liquidate arrears; driver's license suspension; passport denial; tax offset; property execution; lottery intercepts; credit bureau; cost of living allowance for obligation increases (COLA); personal injury claim lien process.

Service Eligibility

Any custodial parent or guardian who needs child support services

Referral Procedure

If a child and custodian are receiving financial benefits from the county, then Child Support Services must be utilized. If a child and custodian are not currently receiving financial benefits, an application must be filed to request Child Support Services. Please call the Child Support Unit to obtain an application."

Fee Schedule


Volunteer Opportunities

Additional Information


Category 1: Child Support Establishment and Collection
Category 2: Family Support Services
Category 3: Legal Services
Category 4: Services for Paternity Establishment