Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Seniors, Community, and Social Services

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Provides a variety of services, information, and resources regarding: guardianship services, trusteeship services, capacity assessment information and court applications, complaints about guardians, trustees, and agents, and advance planning.

Service offers:

  • decision-making mechanisms for individuals who are unable to make personal and / or financial decisions for themselves
  • assistance to Albertans to plan for a time when they may no longer have the capacity to make decisions due to an illness or injury

The decision-making mechanisms are provided through the:

  • Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
  • Public Trustee Act
  • Personal Directives Act
  • Mental Health Act

Also acts for and administers the property of represented adults, minor children, and deceased persons when the Office is the most appropriate resource to provide support and protection.

Yes, Service targeted to:
  • adults who are unable to make personal and / or financial decisions for themselves
  • and minors trusts
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for general information about decision-making options
  • or visit website to find the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) office nearest you

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
403-297-3364 (Guardianship Services)
403-297-6541 (Trusteeship Services)
403-297-2823 (Trusteeship Services)
403-297-3427 (Guardianship Services)
Web Site
English - Interpretive services can be accessed on request.
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes - Accessible entrance is at the front of the building; Accessible washroom is located on the main floor. Parking is located in Barclay Centre Parkade.
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 28, 2024
444 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 0X8
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Hours of Operation
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM. Closed statutory holidays.