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PPAO Offices around Ontario

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Facilities seeking the services of a Rights Adviser or Patient Advocate should contact:

Head Office

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
5700 Yonge Street, 5th Floor
North York, Ontario - M2M 4K5
Telephone: (416) 327-7000
Toll Free: 1-800-578-2343
Fax: (416) 327-7008

The PPAO is only able to provide advocacy services to patients within nine dedicated Specialized Psychiatric Facilities listed below.

Local Offices

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
The Royal,  Brockville 
1809 Oxford Avenue, 1st Floor         Room#108                                               Brockville, ON  K6V 5W7
Tel: (613) 345-1461 Ext. 2530
Fax: (613) 345-4352


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
100 West 5th St., 2nd Floor            Room # G-219                             Hamilton, ON  L8L 3K7
Tel: (905) 388-2454
Fax: (905) 381-5622


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Providence Care Hospital
752 King St. W.,                          Rooms # DO.180A and DO.180D             Kingston, ON  K7L 4X3
Tel: (613) 544-4900 Ext. 53081              Fax: (613) 540-6107


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Parkwood Institute, London              
550 Wellington Road, Main Floor       Room # F2-184                          London, ON  N6A 4H1
Tel: (519) 455-9380
Fax: (519) 679-7022


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
500 Church Street,                        Room # T208                                       Penetanguishene, ON  L9M 1G3
Tel: (705) 549-3181 Ext. 2385/2389
Fax: (705) 549-3172


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
St. Joseph's Care Group,                        Thunder Bay
35 North Algoma St., Room # E0140B
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5G7
Tel: (807) 343-4386                         Fax: (807) 343-4374


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby                        700 Gordon Street, Room #7-2035 Whitby, ON  L1N 1H4
Tel: (905) 668-5881 Ext. 6812
Fax: (905) 430-4044


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Services, St. Thomas
401 Sunset Drive,                          Room # C1-453
St. Thomas, ON  N5R 3C0                 Tel: (519) 631-1427
Fax: (519) 631-8216


Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
1001 Queen Street W., Room 167
Toronto, ON  M6J 1H4
Tel: (416) 535-8501 Ext. 33199/33149
Fax: (416) 583-3428

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