Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Justice Access Centres (British Columbia)

Province/Territory
British Columbia

Type of service
Information & Resource Centres

Services offered
Justice Access Centres are located in Victoria, Nanaimo and Vancouver. They offer a variety of services on family and civil matters, including:

  • Family Justice Counsellor Dispute Resolution
  • Parenting After Separation
  • Comprehensive Child Support Services
  • Assessments and referral
  • Enforcement Outreach
  • Legal Advice
  • Self help resources and assistance
Services are provided on-site by the Ministry of Justice and community service providers.

The following Web site provides more information about Justice Access Centres: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/life-events/divorce/family-justice/who-can-help/justice-access-centre

Pilot or ongoing service
On going

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, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, or a community agency may refer you.

Location(s)
Victoria Justice Access Centre
225-850 Burdett Ave.,
Victoria, BC

Nanaimo Justice Access Centre
302 – 65 Front St.
Nanaimo, B.C

Vancouver Justice Access Centre
290 – 800 Hornby St.
Vancouver Law Courts
Robson Square
Vancouver, B.C.
[ Service(s) offered ]

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

Publications/information
Not applicable

Costs
There is no cost for this service.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Not applicable

Contact person(s)
Please refer to the following Web site for up-to-date contact information for the Victoria Justice Access Centre:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/about-bcs-justice-system/legal-help/jac/how-to-find-us/victoria

Please refer to the following Web site for up-to-date contact information for the Nanaimo Justice Access Centre:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/about-bcs-justice-system/legal-help/jac/how-to-find-us/nanaimo

Please refer to the following Web site for up-to-date contact information for the Vancouver Justice Access Centre:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/about-bcs-justice-system/legal-help/jac/how-to-find-us/vancouver

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