Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Supervised Access/Exchange (Saskatchewan)

Province/Territory
Saskatchewan

Type of service
Family Court Services

Services offered
Supervision of access to children by the non-custodial parent and other family members is provided by trained personnel, in a safe, child-focused environment, upon court order.

Supervision of exchanges of children during an unsupervised access period is provided to parties.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Ministry of Justice

How to access this service
A court order is required to access the Supervised Access program. Parties can access the Supervised Exchange program either by court order or upon request of either party. In the latter case, both parties must consent to use the Supervised Exchange Service. To request the service, parties can contact the Family Justice Services Branch in Saskatoon at (306) 933 5930 or in Regina at (306) 787-9416. Arrangements must be made in advance with the program.

Location(s)
Supervised access and exchange services are currently offered in Saskatoon and Regina.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English. Other languages as required.

Publications/information
Information is available at: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/separation-or-divorce/custody-and-access-to-children

Family Justice Services has also produced a pamphlet about supervised access/exchange services which is available in all Queen’s Bench court houses.

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Authority for the provision of this service is found in The Children's Law Act: http://www.publications.gov.sk.ca/details.cfm?p=462

Contact person(s)
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