4th Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program4th Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program
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... Read more
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.