Family Support Workers assist social assistance recipients and dependants to take the actions necessary to pursue financial support from persons with a legal obligation to provide it. Family Support workers (FSW) are not lawyers. FSW’s assist recipients with support matters in the Ontario Court of Justice.
Services provided include:
- Assistance with pursuing support
- Assistance with reviewing adequacy of support
- Referrals to Legal Aid
- Completion of court applications for support
- Help to locate absent parent/spouse