There are thousands of children in Connecticut’s foster care system. YOU can make a difference in the life of a child by becoming a volunteer Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to stand up for a child in court. Each year, hundreds of our volunteers help children find safe, permanent homes and hope for a brighter future.

How can I become a volunteer GAL?

Complete the Volunteer Application and return by email, fax or mail. (instructions are on the form). For more information about the roles and responsibilities of a volunteer GAL, read more HERE.

  • Children in Placement

    155 East Street, Suite 202

    New Haven, CT 06511

    T: (203) 784-0344