Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Family Justice Matters, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Record #: CDR0181
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2023
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2023

Address/Location Info

Address & Map
Atrium on Bay
595 Bay Street, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5G 2M6
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Located In Community Toronto Central
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-314-2800
Fax 416-326-1366
TTY Phone 416-314-2687
Toll Free Phone 1-800-366-0335
E-Mail attorneygeneral@ontario.ca
Website https://www.ontario.ca/page/office-public-guardian-and-trustee

Description/Eligibility/Service Details

Description Responsible for protecting mentally incapable people, protecting the public's interest in charities, searching for heirs, investing perpetual care funds, and dealing with dissolved corporations.  
Manages financial and/or personal affairs of persons who are mentally incapable where no one else is able to do so  
* makes medical treatment decisions for persons who are mentally incapable where no one else is able to do so  
* investigates allegations of serious harm against vulnerable adults  
* administers certain estates of persons who die without a will and without any family in Ontario  
* deals forfeited personal property not located in, on or under forfeited land  
* as the Accountant of the Superior Court of Justice retains all money, mortgages and securities paid into, or lodged with, the Court on behalf of minors and litigants  
* protects the public interest in charitable property  
* invests perpetual care funds of some cemeteries  
* free power of attorney kits -- contact local office or visit website  
* brochures available online
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility open to all
Languages English ; French

Record Details

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Other Info

Service Level (30) Provincial Government

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