Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Psychiatric Patient Advocate Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides advocacy services to in-patients of mental health facilities and assists them with resolving individual or systemic issues
Description (Service)
  • Provides patient advocacy and rights advice services as well as systemic advocacy and public education 
  • Assists patients with resolving individual or systemic issues 
  • Seeks to resolve issues that are impacting patient rights and entitlements 
  • Provides rights advice services 
  • Offers public education through speaking engagements, publishing reports and media releases
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Self referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - as required
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-4309
Toll Free Phone Toronto Head Office 1-800-578-2343
Fax 807-343-4374
Website www.ppao.gov.on.ca
Site Location St Joseph's Care Group, Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 580 Algoma St N, Room KA111
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G4
 
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Intersection Algoma St N and Gibson Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1983
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)