FMEP now goes by the name BCFMA

The Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP) is now the BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA). The new name reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting families and communities in British Columbia by reducing child poverty and providing customer-focused services to citizens. In the upcoming months, BCFMA will replace FMEP in communications, correspondence and payments. Stay tuned for … Read More

As of May 17, 2021, the new Provincial Court (Family) Rules (PCF Rules) came into force and took effect in all of the Provincial Court registries in British Columbia.  These PCF Rules changes impact what processes must be followed in order to apply for, change or cancel support obligations as well as other family matters … Read More

COVID-19 Public Message

COVID-19 has challenged all of us in ways we might not have ever imagined. The British Columbia Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA) understands that our clients have seldom needed our services more than they do right now. And we are committed to serving our clients and supporting each other as best we can. No one could … Read More

A new Crown agency has begun delivering family maintenance services and helping families and children who are entitled to support under maintenance orders or agreements. As announced in May 2019, the BC Family Maintenance Agency now has responsibility for the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, a service that was previously delivered under a contract model. The … Read More