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Ministère de la Famille

Created in 1997, the ministère de la Famille contributes to the development of Quebec by helping families thrive and contributing to their well-being and to children's development.

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The Minister

Mathieu Lacombe

Minister of Families

Minister responsible for the Outaouais region

Member for Papineau

The organization and its commitments

The Ministère ensures consistency in the government's actions toward children and families. In this respect, it is responsible for developing and implementing policies, programs and measures that meet their needs, taking the various family models and their living environments into consideration, for instance.

In an effort to create conditions to help families thrive and contribute to children's development, the Ministère's actions focus primarily on ensuring the accessibility and quality of childcare services, reconciling family and professional life, supporting partners working with families and children, and improving available information pertaining to family assistance, making it simple and accessible.


Consult the annual reports, strategic plan, action plans and other administrative documents of the ministry.

Last update: January 28, 2019