IMPORTANT NOTE: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please contact agencies or programs listed on this page prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on their services (eg. wait times, hours of operation etc…).

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-314-2800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-366-0335
TTY Phone 416-314-2687
Fax 416-326-1366
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/pgt
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Kenneth R Goodman, Public Guardian and Trustee
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Atrium on Bay
595 Bay St, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5G 2M6
 
View Google Map
Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Designated parking in underground lot and automatic entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Government / Legal ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Consumer Protection / Complaints ; Elder Abuse ; Elder Abuse Services
Service Categories Adult Protective Services ; Charitable Organization Complaints ; Durable Power of Attorney for Asset Management ; Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care ; Post Mortem Estate Administration ; Probate Assistance ; Trust Administration

Any omissions are unintentional and HIP disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of this site. For a complete copyright and license statement please refer to our Terms of Use.