Ontario Child and Youth Unit

Protects the rights and interests of children and youth. Mediates complaints. Identifies systemic problems affecting youth. Advises ministries of gaps in service delivery. Investigates individual and systemic complaints concerning a child or group of children receiving services from a Children's Aid Society (CAS) or residential licensee where a CAS is the placing agency, and make service improvement recommendations. Reports directly to the Ontario Legislature.

401 Bay St Ste 2200
Toronto, ON
M5H 1Z5
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 416-325-5669
Toll Free: 1-800-263-2841
TTY: 416-325-2648

Eligibility

Age 24 years and younger; Children, youth, and families receiving or seeking services under the Child, Youth, and Family Services Act and the Education Act (Provincial and Demonstration schools)

Application

Self-referral

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English; French; American Sign Language (ASL); Interpretive Services - interpretation and translation available upon request

Primary Contact Person

Diana Cooke, Director, Children and Youth

Areas Served

Ontario

Agency Type

Provincial Government