Four Counties Family Court Mediation Service

Site: Lindsay

Service: Family Law Information Centre

Record #: PET2109
Last Modified: 06 May 2022
Last Full Update: 14 Apr 2022


Description (Service)
  • COVID-19
  • Legal Aid Ontario has suspended all in-person advice at Family Law Information Centres (FLIC) and Family Law Service Centre (FLSC)
  • All services are currently being provided remotely
  • Protocols have been established to have matters filed electronically and for hearings to take place by either video or teleconference depending on local availability.
  • Clients can access family advice counsel services over the telephone in the Central East District via new toll free line 1-888-616-0119 ext.18 and in the alternative will also be directed to contact the Client Service Centre (Summary Legal Advice – Family) at 1-800-668-8258
Staff provide information on issues related to separation or divorce, the Court process, child welfare and child protection matters, mediation, and other community services.
  • Brief family mediation is provided free of charge.
  • Mediation is a voluntary method of resolving disagreements arising out of separation or divorce, including parenting plans for the children, child support, spousal support and division of property.
  • Mediation is a cooperative alternative or a complement to the Court process
  • Free Mandatory Information Program seminars are offered weekly over Zoom to educate couples on how to reduce conflict during separation and divorce, the benefits of mediation, and guidance on the legal and Court process. To register email or call 705-760-9603.

Service Details

Hours Mon, Tue, Fri 9 am-3 pm 
Meetings: Mandatory Information Program seminars held 2-3 times/month - call for dates and times and to register
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Service - Subsidized for longer mediations ; None - for brief onsite family mediation, information and referrals, mandatory information program seminars, and consultations. ; Sliding scale geared to income and current financial situation is used to determine subsidized fees. * Fee assistance available for Longer mediations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General.

Address and Location

Site Location Lindsay Court House
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
440 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 2A8
Intersection Kent St W and Hwy 35
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-324-1400 ext 413
Toll Free Phone 1-888-605-1393
Primary Contact Kathy Dunne, Family Law Information Co-ordinator/Mediator
Alternate Contact Dorothy Ryan, Executive Director; Phone: 705-760-9603
Primary Executive Executive Director; Phone: (Business)
Mailing Address 349A George St N, Suite 205 
Peterborough, ON K9H 3P9

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