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July 1, 2020

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A manual for any adult applying for guardianship of a child currently in care of Alberta Children’s Services.


Views: 644
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November 1, 2019

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The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) provides information, education and support to vulnerable Albertans and their families related to personal and financial matters. OPGT also provides information and education to Albertans on the tools they can use to safeguard their future...


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August 1, 2017

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In 2014, a four-year-old little girl living under the guardianship of extended family in her First Nations community passed away in hospital after being brought in with life-threatening injuries. The child was not receiving intervention services at the time of her injuries. In November 2016, the...


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August 1, 2017

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In October 2014, a young man was a victim of homicide in his home community. The young man was not receiving child intervention services at the time of his death. However, he had received services within the two years preceding his death. In March 2017, the Office of the Child and Youth...


Views: 933
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August 1, 2017

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This guide provides information about the options for financial and personal decision making for older adults, seniors, family members, caregivers and service providers to inform decision making about financial and personal matters.


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January 17, 2017

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The Foster Care Handbook provides an overview of foster care, highlighting the responsibilities of the foster family, advice on foster care support, policy, and other program areas. The subsections cover the role of a foster family, and how they can work within the system to provide for children...


Views: 943
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May 1, 2014

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People who suffer from a mental disability may need help managing their finances. The amount of assistance they need depends on their disability, what needs to be managed and who is willing and able to assist them. If the disabled person has minimal assets and only needs help managing a monthly...


Views: 343
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May 1, 2014

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Describes the benefits of hiring a lawyer when applying for trusteeship under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act. A lawyer can help potential trustees through the process and help them understand their responsibilities and even some options they may have. Provides tips on hiring a lawyer,...


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May 1, 2014

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When no appropriate person or corporation is found to handle a deceased person’s estate, the Public Trustee will be called upon as a last resort. When a minor or a represented adult has an interest in a deceased person’s property and financial assets, the Public Trustee may be called upon to be...


Views: 452
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May 1, 2014

Description

The Public Trustee is appointed by the Alberta Government under the Public Trustee Act to protect and manage the financial interests of vulnerable Albertans. If you are looking after a represented adult who is a client of the Public Trustee, this brochure provides direction about what to do in...