Service: Family Responsibility Office
|Record #: NIA1501||Last Modified: 04 Sep 2020||Last Full Update: 04 Sep 2020|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-267-4330|
|TTY Phone||Toll free 1-866-545-0083|
|Located In Community||Toronto|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 200
Oshawa, ON L1H 0C5
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Collects, distributes and enforces child and spousal support payments.
Helps families in Ontario get the support payments they are entitled to by enforcing court-ordered support responsibilities. Works to flow payments from the person who pays the support (the payor) to the person who receives it (the recipient). If a payor does not meet their support responsibilities, FRO has the legal authority and responsibility to take enforcement action to recover the money owed.
NOT involved in: motions to change, issues relating to custody/access, other entitlement issues
Mail payments (but not correspondence) to:
Family Responsibility Office
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
PO Box 2204
Toronto ON M5S 3E9
Full name and case number should be printed on all payments and correspondence.
|Hours||Call Centre Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * Touchtone Information Line Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||Parties that have a support order or domestic contract that is filed with the Ontario Courts|
|Application||Submit completed filing package, court orders or separation agreement * separation agreement must first be filed with a family court * no walk in service|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Physical Access||Not Accessible|
|Legal Status||(30) Provincial Government|
|Service Categories||Child Support Assistance/Enforcement|