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4th Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Justice & Legal


590 Park Avenue MC L878Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Hennepin County Guardian ad Litem Program is dedicated to advocating for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes as a result of abuse and neglect.

Please note: This organizational listing is for the Juvenile Guardian ad Litem program, working with children in Juvenile Court who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect.

Custody, divorce, and child support cases are handled by the Family Guardian ad Litem department, a separate program in a different court. To contact the Family Guardian ad Litem program, click here.

Please be sure, when reviewing or contacting our organization, that you are contacting the correct Guardian ad Litem program.


A county wide program of offering training and support to guardians ad litem. Guardians ad Litem are court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system.


Would you recommend 4th Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program?
2 reviews Write a review
by Laurel F. (September 26, 2011)
I find being a GAL very fulfilling. It's an opportunity to help children when they most need it. The training program and on-going support from the program are terrific. If you are looking for a truly meaningful way to use your time and talents, look into being a Guardian ad Litem. By volunteering, you can make one child's life better, even just a little bit better, in the face of awful circumstances.
by Tiffini F. from Minneapolis, MN (April 21, 2009)
I have found that through this system it becomes a process not in a child's best interest but who does the GAL takes sides with and determine's a child's future. Some of these people hold too much power and only have part of the story and these cases effect a child for the rest of their lives.

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