Ontario. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: Public Guardian and Trustee Office

Description & Services
Public Comments Note: There isn't a local phone number for this office. All inquiries go through the Sudbury office.
Description (Agency) Functions as a decision maker for legal, personal, and financial affairs of individuals who are incapable of doing so on their own. and do not have anyone else who is authorized to manage their affairs
Description (Service)
  • Manages the legal, personal, and financial affairs of individuals who are incapable of doing so on their own, and do not have anyone else to do so 
  • Makes financial decisions and conducts transactions, such as receiving and depositing income, filing tax returns, and paying bills 
  • Investigates allegations of abuse for both a financial or personal care nature, and may remove an individual from a situation of harm 
  • Makes decisions when medical treatment is proposed or admission to a long-term care home is proposed 
  • Arranges for legal representation in capacity proceedings 
  • Provides Power of Attorney (POA) kits
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information, or to request an information session
Languages English ; French
Contact Information
Office Phone Sudbury 705-564-3185
Toll Free Phone Ottawa 1-800-891-0506 
Sudbury 1-800-891-0503
Fax 807-343-7223
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Executive Colette Roy, Area Manager, Sudbury
Site Location North ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 189 Red River Rd, Suite 101
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1A2
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Intersection Red River Rd and Water St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1995
Funding Provincial