Making a Personal Directive – Where can I get more help?

Where can I get more help?

Community Resources


For print copies of Acts or Regulations contact the Queen’s Printer Bookstore:

780-427-4952 in Edmonton

403-297-6251 in Calgary

Toll-free service in Alberta, dial 310-0000 followed by the 10-digit phone number of the office you wish to contact

Electronic copies of Acts can be found by searching the alphabetical list at:
Personal Directives Act
Adult Guardianship and Trustee Act (AGTA)

Electronic copies of Regulations can be found by searching the alphabetical list at:
Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Regulation (Ministerial)
Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Regulation
Personal Directives Regulation

The Office of the Public Guardian is responsible for administering the Personal Directives Act.

Alberta Health

Reporting abuse of persons in care: 1-888-357-9339

Alberta Supports Contact Centre

Toll-free in Alberta: 1-800-642-3853
Edmonton Area: 780-427-7876
For regional offices see:

Alberta Human Services

Personal Directives Publications

Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)

100 – 102A Ave, 15 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW
Edmonton AB T5J 2E5
[email protected]

Kerby Centre

1133 – 7 Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B2
[email protected]

Older Adult Knowledge Network

Resolution and Court Administration Services

For more information see:

Law Society of Alberta Lawyer Referral Service

A Lawyer Referral Operator will provide you with the names of three lawyers in your area that you can consult.  Each lawyer will provide a half-hour consultation free of charge.

Toll free: 1-800-661-1095

Legal Aid Alberta (Legal Services Centre)

Provides free legal information and referrals to all Albertans and legal advice to eligible callers.
The Legal Services Centre does not provide legal information or legal advice by e-mail.

Toll-free in Alberta: 1.866.845.3425
To see the qualifications for free legal advice, visit:

Student Legal Services

A nonprofit, charitable organization of approximately 300 volunteer law students that provide year-round free legal services to those individuals who are unable to afford a lawyer. Please call in advance as student volunteers are not always available at all hours.

11011 – 88 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 0Z3
This booklet is one of a number produced by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta that may interest you. Other booklets related to this topic include:

You should NOT rely on this webpage for legal advice. It provides general information on Alberta law only. April 2014.
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