Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: London Office

Service: Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-660-3140
Toll Free Phone 1-800-891-0504
Fax Finance and Property Division: 519-660-3148 * Treatment Decisions: 519-439-2238
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/pgt
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps to protect the rights and interests of mentally incapable adults who have no one else to act on their behalf in accordance with the Substitute Decisions Act (SDA)

The Office is responsible for:
  • protecting mentally incapable people
  • protecting the public's interest in charities (including complaints about charities)
  • searching for heirs of estates administered by the office
  • investing perpetual care funds
  • dealing with dissolved corporations

Guardianship Investigation and Provision - Investigates situations in which an adult is alleged to be mentally incapable and suffering, or at risk of suffering, serious harm as a result * makes decisions (decision maker of last resort) about financial affairs, medical treatment and admission to long-term care for adults who are mentally incapable of doing so when there is no one else, such as a family member, willing and able to provide this service * appoints guardians and will serve as court-appointed representative in litigation cases

Power of Attorney - Kits are available that help you appoint the person you want to make decisions for you when you are no longer able to do so for yourself
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 18 years and older, who appear to be mentally incapable or have been assessed as mentally incapable
Application Call or visit website * no referral required * website provides information and kits online
Languages English ; French
Fees Varies per service
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
199 Dundas St, Suite 100
London, ON N6A 1G4
Intersection Richmond St and Dundas St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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