The BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA) was incorporated in June of 2019. The responsibility for the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP) was transferred from a contracted service to the BCFMA on November 1, 2019.

The BCFMA will work directly with the Government of BC to support the goals of increasing access to justice, reducing child poverty and delivering services to citizens in a customer-focused way. The Agency will build a foundation for services that is predictable, sustainable and able to change and expand as required.