Speak Up for Kids PBC

REACHING 100% ADVOCACY for every abused, abandoned, and neglected child in Palm Beach County, EFFECTIVELY BREAKING the cycles of abuse, violence, crime and neglect one child at a time.

Guardian ad Litem

The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program in Palm Beach County is a partnership of trained, court appointed, community advocates and professional staff providing a powerful voice on behalf of abandoned, abused and neglected children. Together with the Child’s Best Interest Attorney and the Staff Child Advocacy Manager, the Guardian ad Litem helps to form a team to help advocate the best interest for each child facing dependency court.

STUDENTS
Speak Up for Kids

STUDENTS Speak Up For Kids empowers students with opportunities to serve and speak up for the children involved in Palm Beach County’s dependency court system. By promoting positive youth development through equipping our community-kids to help foster-kids by giving students the tools to create their own advocacy campaigns.

Foster Palm Beach

The need for Foster Homes in PBC is URGENT. Currently, there are almost 120 CHILDREN in Palm Beach County alone who Need a Foster Home through no fault of their own. Foster care is the temporary placement for children who have been removed from their parents’ care while their parents address the issues causing their displacement. Foster Palm Beach is devoted to finding caring homes for abused, abandoned, & neglected children in Palm Beach County.

COMMITTED TO TRANSPARENCY

90% of EVERY DOLLAR raised is REINVESTED DIRECTLY into the program. So when you make a monthly gift or donation to our organization, the overwhelming majority of your generosity goes toward what you intended – supporting children, in foster care, in Palm Beach County.


A child with a Volunteer Child Advocate is…

TWICE as likely to find a safe, permanent home

TWICE as likely to be adopted

HALF as likely to re-enter foster care
MORE ATTENTIVE and do better in school

MORE likely to graduate

MORE likely to participate in after-school and extracurricular activities like “normal kids”

MORE likely to get the services + resources they need for emotional + educational well-being

MORE LIKELY to receive available therapeutic services

…THAN ANY CHILD WITHOUT A CHILD ADVOCATE VOLUNTEER.

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