Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: Children and Youth Advocacy Services

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates the child advocacy office for the province of Ontario 
  • Deals with complaints and children's issues from children, youth and families who are seeking or receiving services under the Child and Family Services Act and the Education Act (Provincial and Demonstration Schools).  
  • Conducts reviews and provides education and advice on the issue of advocacy and the rights of children 
  • Identifies systemic problems involving children and reports to the Legislature 
  • All information is kept confidential
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 24 year(s) and under
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-1450
Toll Free Phone 1-888-342-1380
Fax 807-625-6351
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Executive Irwin Elman, Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 435 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5N4
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Intersection Balmoral St and Jasper Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (31) Other Provincial Government
Funding Provincial