Family & Youth Court Committee
The Richmond Family Court Committee (RFCC) is community based and is accountable to the Mayor and City Council. The aim of the RFCC is to examine resources available in the community for family and youth matters, to assist the Family and Youth Court when requested, and to make recommendations as deemed advisable.
The RFCC functions as a link between the Court and City Council whereby:
- court personnel and clients may draw on the concern and support of the community;
- family and youth resources may be monitored; and
- community may become educated about the justice system and its effects on children, youth and families.
The Committee gathers information with respect to issues raised by the Court, its officers, clients and by the community. it draws upon the support of the community and advocates for improvements in the justice system. Examples of presentations with relevant programs include: Youth Criminal Justice Act, Restorative Justice Program, Legal Services Society, the B.C. Law Society, Victim Assistance Program, Family Maintenance Enforcement Programs, etc.
The committee meets monthly from September to June.
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