Website: NB Child and Youth Advocate (

548 York Street
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
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Telephone: (506) 453-2789
Toll-free: (888) 465-1100
Fax: (506) 453-5599

What the Office does…

  • Listen to the needs and concerns of area children and youth.
  • Ensure that your rights and interests are protected.
  • Make sure your views are heard in the appropriate forums.
  • Investigate complaints you may have about how previous situations were handled by government agencies.
  • Assure you have proper access to the appropriate services.
  • Continually monitor laws and policies to make sure they are not only fair to you, but that they are followed properly as well.
  • Report on the availability, effectiveness, responsiveness and relevance of child and youth services in your community.
  • Act as advocate for the rights and interests of children and youth in general.

What the Office does not do…

  • Act as an advocate for the rights and interests of parents or adults.
  • Act as legal counsel in any fashion.

If you are unsure if we are the right place to get help for you, please contact us. We’ll either help you or direct you to the best place to find the answers you need.

Inquiries and requests for advocacy can be made to the Child & Youth Advocate in writing, by fax, over the phone, via email, or in person (by appointment). The services of the Child & Youth Advocate are free.

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