Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Dispute Resolution Office

Province/Territory
Saskatchewan

Type of service
Enforcement of Parenting Arrangements

Services offered
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
Ongoing

Department responsible
Ministry of Justice

How to access this service
Parties can access the service by:

  • 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.

Language(s)
English

Costs
Parties may be income tested to determine fees based on a slide scale of $10/hr to $50/hr per party.

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

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