Services and information
Apply for child guardianship
Apply to be the legal guardian of a child.
Assets of a minor
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) protects a minor's assets when there's no other trustee available.
Become a foster caregiver
Provide temporary care for children and youth in need, in a healthy, nurturing family environment.
Become a kinship caregiver
Children can receive temporary placement with extended family such as a grandparent, or someone with whom they’re significantly connected.
Foster and kinship care stories
Foster and kinship caregivers share inspiring stories about the children they’ve helped, and how caregiving changes lives.
Foster and Kinship Caregiver Week
Join us at events across Alberta in support of foster and kinship caregivers.
Support for foster and kinship caregivers
Compensation, social supports, services, training and resources available to caregivers.
Terminate the guardianship of a child
Remove legal guardianship of a child from yourself or someone else.