Child and Youth Advocate

Provided by: Office of the Child and Youth Advocate

Service Description

PEI's Child and Youth Advocate is an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly and supports the rights of children through individual advocacy services such as:
  • Hearing concerns directly from children, youth and their families and helping them to have their concerns heard and taken seriously.
  • Concerns might centre around experiences with government agencies such as: Adoption Services * Health/Mental Health/Addiction Services * Child Protection * Education * Justice * Social Services * Or other agencies.
  • Connects youth and their families to programs and services
Note: Children and youth have the right to talk to the Child and Youth Advocate privately.

Information

Eligibility:
Any child or youth (or their family) who requires individual advocacy support * Anyone who has general concerns about children and youth rights in PEI
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
Call or email for assistance
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Language:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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