Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Dispute Resolution Office (Saskatchewan)

Province/Territory
Saskatchewan

Type of service
Mediation

Services offered
The Dispute Resolution Office provides family mediation services to assist people to resolve conflict and reach agreements in a collaborative manner. Issues may include child custody and access, parenting plans, division of property, and financial arrangements.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Ministry of Justice

How to access this service
Parties can access the service:

  • by contacting the office at 306-787-5747 or toll free 1-866-257-0927;
  • by referral through Family Justice Services if the parties are undergoing supervised access or a custody and access evaluation; or
  • by court order directing the parties to attend mediation
Priority is given to people without mediation services in their local area and people who would not otherwise be able to afford mediation.

Location(s)
Throughout Saskatchewan
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English

Costs
Fees are set on a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Hourly fees range from $10 - $50, per party.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
The legislative authority for this service is s.14.1 of The Department of Justice Act, which can be found at: http://www.publications.gov.sk.ca/details.cfm?p=71357

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