Contact Us

The Department of Justice does not provide any direct legal assistance or advice to the general public nor does it assist in legal research. For legal advice or assistance, we recommend contacting a lawyer or a legal aid program.

Please refer to our Guide to Canadian Legal Information to find statutes, regulations, recent legislation, court decisions, constitutional documents and related materials.

General Enquiries

For general questions or comments, you can reach us by:

Email: webadmin@justice.gc.ca

Telephone: 613-957-4222
TDD/TTY: 613-992-4556

Fax: 613-954-0811

Mailing Address:
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada  K1A 0H8

Contact the Minister

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Email: mcu@justice.gc.ca

Department Contacts

Contact a specific office within the Department.

Programs Branch

Telephone: 613-941-4193
Fax: 613-941-5446
Email: pb-dgp@justice.gc.ca
Address: Programs Branch
Department of Justice
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Supporting Families

Telephone: (National Capital Region) 613-946-2222
Canada and the continental United States: 1-888-373-2222
Fax: 613-990-8197
Email: fcyinfofea@justice.gc.ca
Address: Family, Children and Youth Section
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
East Memorial Building, 5th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A OH8

Support Enforcement

If you are involved in garnishment proceedings (either as a support payer or a support
recipient), you can obtain information in the following ways.

Family Law Assistance Unit's Automated Information System: 1-800-267-7777 or 613-960-7276 (TTY: 1-800-267-7676)

Address: Family Orders and Agreements
Enforcement Assistance (FOAEA) Unit
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Family Violence Initiative

Email: pcvi-cpcv@justice.gc.ca
Address: Family Violence Initiative
Policy Centre for Victim Issues
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Youth Justice

Email: Youth-Jeunes@justice.gc.ca
Address: Youth Justice
Department of Justice Canada
360 Albert Street, 14th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Policy Centre for Victim Issues

Fax: 613-952-1110
Email: pcvi-cpcv@justice.gc.ca
Address: Policy Centre for Victim Issues
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

The Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Telephone: 1-866-442-4468
Fax: 613-957-4697
Email: ajs-sja@justice.gc.ca
Address: The Aboriginal Justice Directorate
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

International Legal Programs Section

Telephone: 613-957-7446
Email: ilps-spji@justice.gc.ca

Visit the Web section

Legal Excellence Program (Articling Program)

Fax: 613-941-9955
Email: LEP-PEA@justice.gc.ca
Address: Legal Excellence Program (Articling Program)
Department of Justice Canada
Human Resources Directorate
100 Metcalfe Street, URB-334
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Official Languages Directorate

Telephone: 613-957-4967
Fax: 613-948-6924
Email: olad-dlo@justice.gc.ca
Address: Official Languages Directorate
Department of Justice Canada
350 Albert Street, 3rd floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Access to Information and Privacy Office

Telephone: 613-952-8361
Fax: 613-957-2303
Email: ATIP-AIPRP-JusticeCanada@justice.gc.ca
Address: Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator
Department of Justice Canada
275 Sparks Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Research and Statistics Division

Email: rsd-drs@justice.gc.ca
Fax: 613-941-1845
TTY: 613-941-1845
Address: Research and Statistics Division
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Bijuralism and Harmonization

Fax: 613-952-4080
Email: bijurilex@justice.gc.ca
Address: Bijuralism Group Department of Justice
275 Sparks Street
St. Andrew's Tower, 5th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario KIA 0H8

Criminal Conviction Review

Email: ccrg-grcc@justice.gc.ca
Criminal Conviction Review Group
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Visit the Web section

Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section

Fax: 613-952-7370
Email: wc-cdg@justice.gc.ca
Address: Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Dispute Prevention and Resolution

Email: LPMD-DGPD@justice.gc.ca
Address: Dispute Prevention and Resolution
Law Practice Management Division
Department of Justice Canada
350 Albert Street, 3rd floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Visit the Web section

Agent Affairs Program

Fax: 613-960-1857
Email: EOI-EDI@justice.gc.ca
Address: Agent Affairs Program
Litigation Practice Management Centre
Department of Justice Canada
234 Wellington Street, East Tower, 10th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Visit the Web section

Sustainable Development

E-mail: sustainable-durable@justice.gc.ca

Evaluation Division

Telephone: 613-957-9624
Fax: 613-957-7906
Email: ed-de@justice.gc.ca
Address: Evaluation Division
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street
East Memorial Building, 5th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A OH8

Service on the Crown

To commence a proceeding against the Crown, please visit our Service on the Crown page for further details.

Departmental Publications

Many Departmental publications are available on this website. If the publication you want is not available on the site, or you require an alternative format, please contact:

Department of Justice Canada
Public Enquiries
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8

Telephone: 613-957-4222
Fax: 613-954-0811
Email: webadmin@justice.gc.ca

Departmental Employees

To reach a Justice employee directly, please use the Government Electronic Directory Services.

Media Relations

Please direct all media enquiries to our Contacts for the Media.

Regional Offices

Contact one of our regional offices located across Canada.

Direct Deposit for Goods and Services suppliers

To enrol in Direct Deposit, please visit the enrolment page.

Report a problem with the Web site

To report technical problems with this website, please contact webadmin@justice.gc.ca.

Make a complaint about infringement or denial of a victim’s right

If you feel that the Department of Justice Canada has infringed (violated) or denied any of your rights under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR), you may file a complaint.

Our Commitment to Privacy

Necessary measures have been taken to protect the confidentiality of the personal information you provide when communicating with us. This information is used by employees of the Department of Justice to communicate with you with regards to your comments. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information. According to the Privacy Act, you have rights with respect to the information you submit.

For more information about your rights, see InfoSource. This is a Government of Canada publication available in major libraries, at government information offices and from constituency offices of federal Members of Parliament.

Lobbying the Department of Justice

Canadians expect that all who participate in the development and application of public policy, law and regulations, act in a manner that demonstrates respect for Canada’s democratic institutions.

Lobbyists are subject to the principles and rules of the Lobbying Act and the Lobbyist’s Code of Conduct.

When dealing with employees of the Department of Justice, lobbyists must comply with the principles and rules of the Lobbyist’s Code of Conduct and Lobbying Act as well as familiarize themselves with the Values and Ethics Code of the Department of Justice to ensure that, at all times, their actions do not put a Department of Justice employee in a position of conflict of interest or compromise their integrity.

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