Advocacy

Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

 

The office for the Provinical Advocate for children and youth is an independant voice for Ontario's children and youth who are either in care or are in the margin's of government care in such areas as child welfare, youth justice, children's mental health, developmental services and children’s treatment services.  Also incuded in the jurisdiction of the Office are students of the provincial and demonstration schools, youth in court holding cells or being transported to and from court holding cells, First Nations children and youth, and children and youth with special needs.

Guided by the principles of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child, including the right to be heard, the Provincial Advocate strives to be a model of meaningful child and youth participation in every aspect of its work.


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They are located in Thunder Bay at:

435 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5N4
Toll-free: 1-888-342-1380
Fax: 1-807-625-6351

 

Advocacy: 25 is the New 21

 

The Costs and Benefits of Providing Extended Care & Maintenance to Ontario Youth in Care Until Age 25

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provincial Adovcate can be contacted at:

THUNDER BAY OFFICE

435 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5N4
Toll-free: 1-888-342-1380
Fax: 1-807-625-6351

Email: advocacy@provincialadvocate.on.ca