Gaurdian ad Litem Program

Hosted by: Voices For Children Foundation

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

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Contact

Issa Hosein
issa.hosein@gal.fl.gov
(305) 638-6861 ext. 267

About Gaurdian ad Litem Program

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A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is a trained, court-appointed volunteer that serves as the voice for abused and neglected children in juvenile court.

What do GALs do?

• Speak up for the best interests of the child
• Gather information through regular visits with the child
• Conduct interviews with people associated with the child, such as parents, caregivers and all social and medical service providers
• Attend hearings on the child’s behalf
• Make recommendations to the judge


We need volunteers to help with:

  • GAL Volunteer
    Sign up!
    Complete the GAL Application Form under documents tab and fax to Issa Hosein, FAX 305.638.6017

    Who can become a GAL?

    Anyone who:

    • Possesses a strong desire to help children
    • Demonstrates good judgment and common sense
    • Exhibits good communication skills
    • Provides favorable references and consents to a background check
    • Completes 30 hours of training
    • Is at least 21 years old


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