Canada. Department of Justice

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Child Support Guidelines

Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-888-373-2222
TTY Phone 1-800-267-7676
Fax 613-990-8197
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) The Department of Justice is headed by the Deputy Minister, who provides advice and support to the Minister and acts as the main interface between the political and administrative functions of government.
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The regulations for setting child support payments under the federal Divorce Act are called the Federal Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines consist of a set of rules and tables for calculating the amount of support that a paying parent should contribute towards his or her children. There are also child support guidelines in provincial and territorial laws. The ones that apply depend on the situation.  
* the Federal Child Support Guidelines: Step-by-Step will assist you in determining which guidelines apply to your case
Hours Telephone Information officers available Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm * leave a message after hours or on statutory holidays and your call will be returned during business hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit the website for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Mailing Address c/o Family, Children and Youth Section, Department of Justice Canada 
284 Wellington St 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0H8
Physical Access Not Applicable - telephone and online service only
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Legal Issues Education/Information ~ Divorce/Custody/Support Issues

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