Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Maintenance Enforcement Office (Saskatchewan)

Province/Territory
Saskatchewan

Type of service
Support Enforcement

Services offered
The Maintenance Enforcement Office monitors and collects support payments ordered by the court or agreed to by two parties. The Office registers, receives and processes payments. If necessary, the Office also enforces the payment of court orders or agreements for maintenance.

The Office also monitors and enforces payments for out-of-province parties. The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Unit works with similar units or agencies across Canada and in other countries that have signed reciprocity agreements with Saskatchewan. Support can be forwarded out of province for an out-of-province recipient, or it can be received from an out-of-province enforcement agency.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Ministry of Justice

How to access this service
Anyone in Saskatchewan who has a court order or agreement for child or spousal support can use these services. Either recipients (people receiving maintenance) or payors (people paying maintenance) can register the order or agreement. For more information, call 787-8961 in the Regina area, and 1-866-229-9712 outside Regina. An information voice service is also available at 1-866-247-7838.

Location(s)
Although the Maintenance Enforcement Office is only located in Regina, it provides services to residents of Saskatchewan anywhere in the province.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English. Other languages as required.

Publications/information
Information is also available on the Saskatchewan Justice Web site at:
https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/family-and-social-support/child-support-and-protection/help-with-paying-or-receiving-child-support

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act creates the Maintenance Enforcement Office, and outlines the powers of the Director to enforce support orders.
http://www.publications.gov.sk.ca/details.cfm?p=509

Contact person(s)
Maintenance Enforcement Office
100 - 3085 Albert Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4S 0B1
306-787-8961
Toll free: 1-866-229-9712
306-787-1420 (fax)

Date modified: