Ontario Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) is part of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. It delivers a range of services that safeguard the legal, personal, and financial interests of certain private individuals and estates and protects charitable property in Ontario.

Services include:

  • conducting investigations of possible need for public guardianship
  • managing financial affairs and making decisions about the personal care of those under public guardianship
  • appointing private guardians of property
  • arranging legal representation in capacity proceedings
  • acting as litigation guardian or legal representative
  • administering the estates of deceased Ontario residents
  • protecting charitable property
Organizations that offer this Service
Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-17:00

Tuesday:
8:30-17:00

Wednesday:
8:30-17:00

Thursday:
8:30-17:00

Friday:
8:30-17:00

Saturday:
Closed

Toll-Free Number: 1-800-891-0502
TTY Number: 1-416-314-2687
Website: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca

119 King St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4Y7

Eligibility

Open to all.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
French
Application Instructions

Contact for information.

ON211 Regional Partner
Findhelp Information Services
Last Full Update
April 8, 2021