Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Parent education workshop after separation or divorce For the Sake of the Children (Yukon)

Province/Territory
Yukon

Type of service
Parent Education and Information

Services offered
Yukon offers a three-hour information workshop on:

  • the effects of separation and divorce on children;
  • the effects of separation and divorce on adults;
  • basic communication with a former partner or spouse; and
  • general family law information, including alternative dispute resolution methods.
The three-hour information workshop is mandatory for all parents in proceedings involving a claim for child custody, access, or child support in Yukon Supreme Court (some exceptions apply).

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing

Department responsible
Yukon Department of Justice, Court and Regulatory Services

How to access this service
Self-referral

Location(s)
In-person workshops offered in Whitehorse and in outlying Yukon communities. For more information, contact the Family Law Information Centre at (867) 456-6721 or toll- free 1-800-661-0408, ext. 6721.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English
(Workshops available in French on demand.)

Publications/information
Workshop description and schedule are available on line at http://www.yukonflic.ca. Handouts are distributed at the workshops.

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Yukon Supreme Court Practice Direction
FAMILY-2 Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Contact person(s)
Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) Administrator
Department of Justice, Government of Yukon
1st Floor, Andrew A. Philipsen Law Centre
2134 Second Ave., Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5H6
Phone: (867) 456-6721
Toll-free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408,ext. 6721
Fax: (867) 456-6105
E-mail:
Website: http://www.yukonflic.ca or http://www.yukonflic.ca/fr

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