Domestic Relations

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The Office of the Domestic Relations strives to work collaboratively for our clients regarding every aspect of child support, custody and divorce with respect and professionalism. This agency provides clients with services in child and spousal support, divorce, and custody and visitation.

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Robin Holovka, Executive Director
Shawn Semelsberger, Assistant Director

Cambria County Services Building
499 Manor Drive (Loretto Road), P.O. Box 398
Ebensburg, PA 15931 (MAP)

Satellite Office
Central Park Complex, Fifth Floor
110 Franklin Street
Johnstown, PA 15901 (MAP)

(800) 638-4409 Toll Free
(814) 472-5433 -- Ebensburg Office
(814) 536-8911 -- Johnstown Office

(814) 472-4771 -- Ebensburg
(814) 536-9318 -- Johnstown



You or your attorney can now file a variety of services online without visiting the Cambria County Domestic Relations office. These services include:


*A New Application for Support

*A Petition for Modification

*A Petition to Recover an Overpayment

*A Withdrawal of a Complaint


To do so, visit: 


Frequently Asked Questions

What Services are provided by the Domestic Relations Section?
Some of the services provided at the Cambria County Domestics Relations Section are paternity establishment and testing, establishment of support orders in accordance with Pennsylvania state guidelines, enforcement in the collection of support obligations due and an intensive work search program for unemployed defendants.
How do I make payments on my child support case?
There are various methods to make payments on you support case. The preferred method is check or money order payments sent to the Pennsylvania State Collection and Disbursement Unit (PA SCDU). When payments are sent to PA SCDU make sure to include at least three identifying features on you payment. This could include your social security number, your member number, etc. For more payment information please see the Payment Option Pamphlet.
What is the schedule of fees associated with opening a child support case?
Fees include court costs in the amount of $60.50, sheriff fees in the amount of $7.00, and bench warrant fees in the amount of $9.00. If paternity is an issue and genetic testing needs to be completed, there is a cost of $18.95 per person that needs tested.
Where can I find information regarding my child and/or spousal support case?
Most important information regarding your child support and/or spousal support case can be found on the Pennsylvania Child Support Website.

 ****New Payment System Coming Soon****

Cambria County Domestic Relations is in the process of providing a new payment service system. With this new system, you will be able to provide payments online and now will be able to provide payments at the Domestic Relations offices by debit or credit card for a low fee. Until this service is operational, you can provide payments at either Dometic Relations Office or by the other payment methods seen in the Payment Option Pamphlet.



Have information on the location of an absent defendant, please e-mail our office by clicking here or call us at 

(814)472-5433 or toll free at 1-800-638-4409.