Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Child Support Services (Alberta)

Province/Territory
Alberta

Type of service
Support Establishment Services

Services offered
Child Support Services (CSS) helps single parents and parents in blended families, with limited incomes, negotiate child support agreements or obtain child support court orders. If needed, CSS can help to locate the other parent and establish parentage.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Alberta Human Services

How to access this service
You may contact Child Support Services yourself, or be referred by Alberta Works Income Support benefits or Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH).

Location(s)
Full-time staff lawyers and clinicians are located in Toronto. Authorized fee-for-service lawyers and clinicians work throughout Ontario.
[ Service(s) offered ]
Offices available across the province.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English

Publications/information
Website

Costs
Free service for clients who meet the income eligibility criteria.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Income and Employment Supports Act
Child and Adult Support Services Regulation
Support Agreement Regulation

Contact person(s)
Child Support Services
Calgary: 403-297-6060
Edmonton: 780-415-6400
Elsewhere in Alberta: 310-0000 toll-free and ask for the CSS office nearest to you.

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