Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Office of the Children's Lawyer

Site: Office of the Children's Lawyer

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-314-8000
Fax 416-314-8050
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Personal Rights -- legal representation of children under the Courts of Justice Act in custody/access matters under the Divorce Act and Children's Law Reform Act * legal representation of children and minor parents under the Child and Family Services Act, in child protection proceedings and Consent to Adoption matters * preparation of reports to the court under the Courts of Justice Act in custody/access applications

Property Rights -- represents the child's interest in estate or trust matters * provides civil legal representation for the child when there is no one willing and able to do so
Hours Mon-Fri 8:45 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children under 18 years in need of protective legal services in relation to personal and property rights * must be in court system already
Application Court referrals only
Languages English ; French
Agency Information
Primary Executive Lucy McSweeney, Children's Lawyer for Ontario
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Central
Address & Map
393 University Ave, 14th Fl
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
 
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Mailing Address c/o MGS Mail Delivery Services 
2B-88 MacDonald Block 
77 Wellesley St W 
Toronto, ON M7A 1N3
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille and lowered elevator buttons * designated parking in lot, close to entrance
Topics
Service Categories Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ~ Youth ; Guardians ad Litem ~ Youth ; Legal Representation ~ Youth