Guardianship & Trusteeship
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
As part of the Alberta government’s move to design a more streamlined supports system that will integrate service delivery to serve Albertans, and to achieve the outcomes identified in the Social Policy Framework, the Office of the Public Guardian and the Office of the Public Trustee are joining together to form one branch, the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee.
Bringing these two branches together will increase the collaboration that already exists between the offices and allow this newly created branch to further the ministry’s citizen-centred service delivery approach, focus on meeting the needs of Albertans and ultimately achieving better outcomes for the clients served by both offices.
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee will continue on with its core business, which includes acting in the best interest of Albertans over the age of 18 years who are unable to make personal or financial decisions on their own, and administering the property of represented adults, minor children, and deceased persons, when they are the most appropriate resource to provide support and protection.
Transitioning the branches together will begin immediately.