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Ontario. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Public Guardian and Trustee Office

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  • 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
Note: There isn't a local phone number for this office. All inquiries go through the Sudbury office.
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
No restrictions
Application Process
Call for more information, or to request an information session
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Legal Status
(30) Provincial Government
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 5, 2019