2010 Program Highlights
§ The GAL Program represented 3,460 children in 1,020 cases; recruited and certified 137 new Guardian Ad Litem volunteer advocates and supported a total of 589 GAL volunteer advocates throughout the year.
§ The GAL Program continued its Transitioning Youth Project, an expansion of advocacy geared towards teens preparing to exit the foster care system. In 2010, the TYP served 380 teens.
§ The GAL Program continued its Kinship Care Project, another expansion of representation to children placed with caretakers other than their parents who have a family relationship bond with the children. In 2010, the KCP served 648 children.
§ Voices For Children provided $1,314,751 to the GAL Program, which is 30% of their total operating budget.
§ Became designated as the recipient of various fund raising events within the community, such as City of Miami’s Official 114th Birthday Celebration, Louis Vuitton’s debut of the Cosmic Blossom Collection and other community events all of which raised over $42,000.
Results from Past Years: