Guardian ad Litem takes a different approach

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and April 19th thru April 25th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Normally this month would be full of public awareness and volunteer recognition events for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program (GALP). However, with the current global pandemic of the COVID19 virus looming large and a new […]

Guardian ad Litem St Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee County office closed

In accordance with the Governor’s address on Thursday, our office will be closed for 30 days effective Monday, March 16th. During this time, all staff will be working remotely. Please contact our main office line and leave a message if you need to reach a member of the Guardian ad Litem Program. We will be […]

Guardians ad Litem are in great need in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — Have you ever wondered what a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is? Maybe you have heard of them and have some idea what the term means but don’t really understand what is involved. Maybe you have wondered but did not know who to ask. Possibly you thought you had to be a lawyer. It […]

Guardians speak up for local children in need

HENDRY COUNTY — Do you have love for children? Do you ever wonder how you could make a difference in the lives of children who have experienced abuse, been abandoned or suffered neglect? The Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) program is in search of more volunteers. This program is often the only consistency a child may […]