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Ontario Child Advocate
If you are a child or youth with a concern about your experiences with a service provider or feel that your rights may have been violated, or you need information on how to access a service in the province’s care systems, please call the Advocate’s Office at 416-325-5669 or 1-800-263-2814 (toll-free).

The Ontario Child Advocate (the Advocate's Office) is an independent voice for Ontario's children and youth who are either “in care” or on the margins of government care in the following areas of its mandate:

-Child welfare
-Youth in custody or detention in the youth justice system
-Children's mental health services
-Students of provincial and demonstration schools
-First Nations children and youth
-Children and youth with special needs
-Youth in police or court holding cells or being transported to and -
from court holding cells
250 Davisville Avenue, Suite 503
Toronto, ON, M7A 1G2 Map
416-325-5669
1-800-263-2841 (Toll Free)
TTY: 416-325-2648
Fax: 416-325-5681
Additional Location
3-905 Victoria Ave E.
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 1B3 Map
807-624-1455
1-888-342-1380 (Toll Free)
Ages served: Up to 21 years
Languages served: English, French
Fees: None
Area Served: Ontario
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This resource is listed under these topics

Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Legal and Justice Resources
Last modified Mar 7, 2018 12:19pm
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