MEDIATION includes MAV-P staff working with both parents to develop a peaceful resolution to visitation disputes. This process is a face-to-face interview and/or telephone sessions.
PARENT EDUCATION is offered through parenting classes which address the basic needs of the child, money and stress management, child abuse, co-parenting and the concerns of the parents for their child's well-being.
COUNSELING is intended to help parents work through their interpersonal conflicts by focusing on the best interests of the child. Counseling must focus on the issues pertaining to access and/or visitation issues.
VISITATION ENFORCEMENT SERVICES include:
DEVELOPMENT OF PARENTING PLANS includes the development of formal or informal parenting plans or parenting agreements through court-ordered mediation which increases non-custodial parenting time with children.
Division of Family Foundation & Support
Mississippi Access & Visitation Office
750 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202