Legal responsibilities for protecting the interests of minor children in British Columbia are shared by parents, guardians and a number of public institutions and organizations.

The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) protects the legal and financial interests of children and youth under the authority of a range of provincial laws. The PGT Child and Youth Services division (CYS) works on behalf of and directly with children and youth as well as with their parents or guardians.

Services to children and youth fall into the following four areas:







Contact Us


Child and Youth Services
700-808 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L3
Trust Service Ph: 604.775.3480
Legal Intake Ph: 604.660.3040
Fax: 604.775.2429
Email: cys@trustee.bc.ca