Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services
Court Ordered Family Mediation
Type of service
Family Court Services
Services provided include mediation to parents who are seeking resolution to child custody or access issues and who have been ordered by the courts to mediation. Parents in the program are ordered by the court to attend up to four joint mediation sessions to address access conflict and develop a parenting plan.
Pilot or ongoing service
Ministry of Justice
How to access this service
This program is offered province wide as resources permit. Parties access the services once a court order has been issued. Parents may speak to their legal counsel about making an application to the courts for a referral to mediation. Parents who do not have legal counsel can ask the court directly to make an order to attend mediation.
[ Service(s) offered ]
Parties may be income tested to determine fees based on a sliding scale of $10/hr to $50/hr per parent.
Governing legislation/legislative authority
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