News from Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO)

The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) provides independent advocacy services and rights advice to consumers of and those seeking access to psychiatric services. The PPAO works to empower clients to make informed decisions about their care, treatment, and legal rights.

For more information on PPAO satellite offices, view service details from below. You can also find out about their local offices around Ontario on their website.

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Police Record Searches

The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office, as a rights protection agency, is concerned with the practice of releasing non-criminal information as part of a police reference check.

December 01, 2010

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office is hiring Community Based Rights Advisers

Are you concerned about the rights and autonomy of persons living with mental illness? The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office is currently recruiting Rights Advisers for Kitchener, Toronto and Ottawa.

February 16, 2010