Office of the Child and Youth Advocate

Legislative Assembly of Alberta

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Description
Reports as an independent officer to the Legislature under the Child and Youth Advocate Act.

Service provides:

  • representation of the rights, interests, and viewpoints of any child or youth receiving services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act or the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act, or youth involved with the Youth Justice System

Includes:

  • information and advice to government bodies
  • assistance to the child or youth to express their views or to speak on their behalf
  • legal assistance to children and youth receiving services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act or the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act
  • investigation of systemic issues arising from a serious injury to or death of a child who was receiving a designated service at the time of the injury or death, or up to 2 years preceding injury or death
  • public education
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to those involved with:
  • Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
  • Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act
  • or the Youth Justice System
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call for intake referrals for advocacy or legal services
  • book a workshop or presentation online
  • call or e-mail for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-661-3446
Telephone
403-297-8435
Fax
403-297-4456
Web Site
http://www.ocya.alberta.ca
Email
ca.information@ocya.alberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • accessible parking
  • ramps
  • automatic doors
  • elevators
  • accessible washrooms
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 7, 2018
Address
801 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 3W2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM