The Guardian ad Litem program is a research-based, effective program of trained, competent, court-appointed community volunteers delivering greater efficiency in government systems, and significantly improved outcomes for the children that they serve.
We provide advocacy and support for abused, abandoned and neglected children in Pinellas and Pasco Counties. We envision a world where every child has a safe and permanent home and the opportunity to thrive.
Be a Hero To A Child
"Without my guardian, I would have been truly lost. He was a light in the darkness."- A.Q., former foster child
Earlier this year, I wrote to you with an update about the challenges facing the child welfare system but also full of hope about new possibilities and opportunities for our children. I pledged then to "do more than ever before to make it right for our children in care" and I'm proud of the progress we have made towards that end. Read more...