Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Comprehensive Child Support Service (British Columbia)

Province/Territory
British Columbia

Type of service
Support Establishment Services

Services offered
The Comprehensive Child Support Service (CCSS) provides parents with assistance to resolve disputes and speed up changes to child support orders and written agreements consistent with the Child Support Guidelines. The CCSS provides an array of services to people dealing with child support issues including: child support calculations, facilitated negotiations, information on enforcement matters, and legal information, and referrals to support enforcement, summary legal advice, Parenting after Separation, financial management, debt counselling and mediation.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Family Justice Services Division, Ministry of Attorney General

How to access this service
You may contact this service yourself, or the court registry, a judge, your lawyer, a Family Justice Counsellor, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, or a community agency may refer you.

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

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

Publications/information
Not applicable

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Not applicable

Contact person(s)
Please refer to the following Web site for up-to-date contact information: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/life-events/divorce/family-justice

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