Did you know that there are local children in urgent need of your help? Each year more than half a million children suffer abuse or neglect, often resulting in the need for court intervention. A Guardian ad Litem volunteer is the eyes and ears for a judge and the person who tells the child’s story to the court. These volunteers are needed in every N.C. County to help judges make decisions regarding the best interests of each child. A volunteer’s advocacy ensures that children have a safe permanent home and the appropriate services to lead a healthy successful life. Training, support, and supervision are offered to assist volunteers as they work to make a difference for children. Abuse and neglect are issues faced by every town and city in our state and across the country, no matter the size.
If you’d like more information on how you can become a Guardian ad Litem volunteer or to sign up for our October training class please contact Jaime L. Kehoe, Stokes County Program Supervisor at 336-593-4415.