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Alberta
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate
#600, 9925 109 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8
www.ocya.alberta.ca
Del Graff
Child and Youth Advocate
Phone: 780-422-6056
Fax: 780-422-3675
del.graff@ocya.alberta.ca 

British Columbia
Representative for Children and Youth
4th Floor 1019 Wharf St
PO Box 9207, STN PROV GOVT
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Y9
www.rcybc.ca
Jennifer Charlesworth
Representative for Children and Youth
Phone:
250-356-6710
Fax: 250-356-0837
Toll Free: 1-800-476-3933
(BC only)
  Main contact: Carissa Matheson, Executive Coordinator
Phone: 250-356-2300
Carissa.Matheson@rcybc.ca

Manitoba
The Office of the Children's Advocate
100-346 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0C3
manitobaadvocate.ca

Daphne Penrose
Children's Advocate
Phone: 204-988-7440
Toll Free: 1-800-263-7146
Fax: 204-988-7472
dpenrose@childrensadvocate.mb.ca

New Brunswick
Child and Youth Advocate
Defenseur des enfants et de la jeunesse
548 York Street
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
www.cyanb.ca
Norman J. Bosse
Child & Youth Advocate
Phone: 506-453-2789
Fax: 506-453-5599
Toll Free: 1-888-465-1100
advocate-defenseur@gnb.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate
193 LeMarchant Road
St. John's, NL A1C 2H5
https://www.childandyouthadvocate.nl.ca/
Jackie Lake Kavanagh
Child and Youth Advocate
Phone: 709-753-3888
Fax: 709-753-3988
Toll Free: 1-877-753-3888
jackiekavanagh@ocya.nl.ca

Nova Scotia
Office of the Ombudsman, Youth Services
Suite 700, 5670 Spring Garden Road
P.O. Box 2152
Halifax, NS B3J 3B7
www.gov.ns.ca/ombu
William (Bill) Smith
Ombudsman
Phone: 902-424-6780
Fax: 902-424-6675
Toll Free: 1-800-670-1111
(Nova Scotia only)
Ombudsman@novascotia.ca

 

Nunavut
Representative for Children and Youth
PO Box 488
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
www.rcynu.ca
Jane Bates
Representative for Children and Youth
Phone: 867-975-5090
Toll Free: 1-855-449-8118
contact@rcynu.ca

Ontario
Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario
Children & Youth Unit
401 Bay Street, Suite 2200
Toronto, ON M7A 0A6
www.ombudsman.on.ca
Paul Dube
Representative for Children and Youth
Phone:
416-325-5669
Fax: 416-325-5681
Toll Free: 1-800-263-2841 (ON only)
cy-ej@ombudsman.on.ca

Prince Edward Island
Children's Commissioner and Advocate
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/childrens-commissioner-and-advocate
Michele Dorsey, Q.C.
Children's Commissioner and Advocate
Phone:
902-368-4508
Fax: 902-368-6118
voiceforchildren@gov.pe.ca

Quebec
Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse
360, Saint-Jacques St, 2nd floor
Montreal, QC H2Y 1P5
www.cdpdj.qc.ca
Brigitte Lagace
Director, Protection and Promotion of Youth Rights
Phone: 514- 873-5146
Fax: 514-873-6032
Toll Free: 1-800-361-6477
jeunesse@cdpdj.qc.ca

Saskatchewan
Advocate for Children and Youth
500-350 3rd Avenue North
Saskatoon, SK S7K 6G7
www.saskadvocate.ca
Dr. Lisa Broda
Advocate for Children and Youth
Phone: 306-933-6700
Toll-free: 1-800-322-7221
Fax: 306-933-8406
Email: contact@saskadvocate.ca

Yukon
Yukon Children and Youth Advocate Office
Unit 19, 2070 2nd Avenue
Whitehorse, YK Y1A 1B1
www.ycao.ca
Annette King
Child & Youth Advocate
Phone: 867-456-5575
Fax: 867-456-5574
annette.king@ycao.ca
 
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