A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is to advocate for the best interests of children involved in the dependency court system, primarily those who are victims of abuse and neglect, It trains and supports community volunteers who provide quality advocacy to help assure each child is safe, permanent, nurturing home. It hopes is to bring the gift of love, hope, and support to children who have been victims of abuse or neglect or who are in need of protection with the goal of ensuring safe, nurturing, permanent, and loving homes.
Nevada GAL volunteers to conduct themselves and our work with integrity, professionalism, and respect. The volunteers will provide independent, objective, and factually accurate information to the courts through quality review and reporting. They will be an active participant to the child's case management team. They will continue to improve themselves through education and experience to improve the lives of the children they serve.