Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program Outreach (British Columbia)

Province/Territory
British Columbia

Type of service
Support Enforcement

Services offered
British Columbia’s Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP) provides Outreach Officers to clients of some Family Justice Centres and Justice Access Centres. The Outreach Officer can meet with clients to explain FMEP enrollment, policy and procedures, and work with payors to arrive at voluntary payment arrangements.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Maintenance Enforcement and Locate Services, Ministry Attorney General

How to access this service
A Family Justice Counsellor or Child Support Officer will refer you to this service, if appropriate.

Location(s)
Offered at the Vancouver and Nanaimo Justice Access Centres, and the Kelowna and Lower Mainland Family Justice Centres.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English. Arrangements can also be made for interpreters.

Publications/information
Please refer to the following Web site for publications and general information about the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program: http://www.fmep.gov.bc.ca/

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Family Maintenance Enforcement Act

Contact person(s)
Please refer to the following Web site for an up-to-date list of contact information for the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program: http://www.fmep.gov.bc.ca/contact-us/

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