Family Court Support Program

Family Court Support Program

This program provides support for women involved in the Family court process.  It aims to assist victim/ survivors in accessing services and supports. *It is important to note that the Family Court Support Worker cannot offer legal advice.

Who qualifies for the Family Court Support Program

All women survivors of Domestic Violence navigating or trying to navigate the ever-changing Family Court System.

What the Family Court Support Program offers

  • Information about family law procedures and processes
  • Assistance with recording the history of abuse for court documents
  • Safety Planning related to court attendances
  • Debriefing of lawyer’s appointments, court outcomes, Family Law Information Centre meetings, and consultations with Duty Counsel
  • Accompaniment to family court proceedings
  • Assistance through the legal process
  • Information and support in accessing Legal Aid and other community supports and services
  • Assistance in completing Court documents
  • Access to the Virtual Legal ClinicWhat could happen in Family Law
  • Custody and Access
  • Child Support, Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Restraining Orders
  • Divorce & Adoption