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Mission Statement

The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program recruits, trains and supervises volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children. It is our mission to provide a volunteer for every South Carolina child who is involved in an abuse and neglect case in Family Court.


Our volunteers advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. We work one-on-one with children, and help them find safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. We learn as much as possible about the child, so that we can advocate effectively for them, both in and out of the courtroom. We pride ourselves on remaining with a child throughout their entire case, and are often the only adults who are stable in their lives during this turbulent time. Our volunteers make a positive impact on children's lives.


Average Review 5 reviews

Would you recommend Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program?

by willi h. (May 29, 2013)
children need an advocate in difficult situations in order to positively guide their development. I have been a guardian at litem for over 10 years in Pickens Co SC and recently moved to Hilton Head.
by Heather R. (December 18, 2011)
The Guardian Ad Litem is a court appointed volunteer assigned to children who are victims of neglect or abuse in their homes. The Lexington County program does amazing work and the people who run the program are outstanding! I would recommend this opportunity to anyone wishing to advocate for the best interests of children.
by Lorraine R. from Dunnellon, FL (May 30, 2010)
If I knew the person wanted to work with children I wuld.
by laraine l. (February 1, 2010)
I really do not know enough about this program. I hope to learn and then hopefully become a volunteer.