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Guardian ad Litem Program of Seminole County - 18th Judicial Circuit

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Justice & Legal

Location

190 Eslinger WayJuvenile Justice CenterSanford, FL 32773 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION: ADVOCATING FOR A CHILD'S BEST INTEREST Guardians ad Litem focus exclusively on the child. It is the mission of this program to recruit, train, support and supervise volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children who are alleged to be abused, neglected, or abandoned, and who are involved in court proceedings.

Description

Thousands of abused and neglected children become the subject of judicial proceedings each year in Florida. Their voices are often unheard and the best interests overlooked in the complicated and overburdened adversarial process.

Guardians ad Litem are citizens who volunteer to become part of a court program to represent the best interests of an assigned child.

The volunteer Guardian ad Litem is a representative for the child with the court, social service agencies, and the community. He/She also protects the child during their family crisis and court proceedings.

Reviews

Would you recommend Guardian ad Litem Program of Seminole County - 18th Judicial Circuit?
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by Aniela S. from Deltona, FL (August 20, 2009)
I trully believe in children rights.

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