Family mediation

A family mediator is someone who helps individuals going through a separation or divorce to resolve their disagreements. Mediation is an alternative to going to court.

Family mediation can be a faster, cheaper, and more private way to reach an agreement on issues such as:

Learn more about other family justice services.

List of family mediation service providers

The family mediation service providers listed on this page are contracted by the Ministry of the Attorney General to provide mediation and information services in Ontario. There may be private mediators available in your area that are not included on this list.

Find the family mediation service providers listed below, organized by location in alphabetical order.

Service providers: A-D

Service providers: E-M

Service providers: N-Z

Mediation fee guidelines

Free mediation services are available to parties on the day of their court hearing.

For all other family mediations, the chart below sets out the maximum hourly fee that the mediators contracted by the Ministry of the Attorney General can charge a client for family mediation services.

The fee schedule below does not apply to private practice mediators and does not include Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

Gross yearly income Client + no dependants* Client + 1 dependant Client + 2 dependants Client + 3 dependants Client + 4 or more
Dependants
Under $14,999 $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour
$15,000 to $19,999 $10.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour
$20,000 – $24,999 $20.00/hour $10.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour
$25,000 – $29,999 $30.00/hour $20.00/hour $10.00/hour $5.00/hour $5.00/hour
$30,000 – $34,999 $46.00/hour $35.00/hour $23.00/hour $13.00/hour $6.00/hour
$35,000 – $39,999 $59.00/hour $46.00/hour $35.00/hour $23.00/hour $13.00/hour
$40,000 – $44,999 $69.00/hour $59.00/hour $46.00/hour $35.00/hour $23.00/hour
$45,000 – $49,999 $82.00/hour $69.00/hour $59.00/hour $46.00/hour $35.00/hour
$50,000 – $54,999 $92.00/hour $82.00/hour $69.00/hour $59.00/hour $46.00/hour
$55,000 – $59,999 $105.00/hour $92.00/hour $82.00/hour $69.00/hour $59.00/hour
$60,000 – $64,999 Fee to be negotiated $105.00/hour $92.00/hour $82.00/hour $69.00/hour
$65,000 – $69,999 Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated $105.00/hour $92.00/hour $82.00/hour
$70,000 – $74,999 Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated $105.00/hour $92.00/hour
$75,000 – $79,999 Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated $105.00/hour
$80,000 – $89,999 Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated
$90,000 + Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated Fee to be negotiated
Updated: September 28, 2021
Published: July 30, 2021