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Guardian Ad Litem offering mentoring program for foster teens

Guardian Ad Litem speeds up the process of finding homes for abused and neglected children
Posted: 7:37 PM, Mar 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-15 23:37:30Z
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LEON COUNTY, Fla. — Guardian Ad Litem speeds up the process of finding homes for abused and neglected children.

However, there's still dozens of teenagers in Leon County alone, who never made it to a foster home.

That's why Guardian Ad Litem is offering a new program, where foster teens can meet with community mentors every week to talk about college housing options and everything in between.

"I keep in touch for years after I was their Guardian Ad Litem and that's a good thing beaus, just like you, when something happens, you call your parent. Some kids don't have that. We think it will make a big difference in these children's lives," said Alan Abramowitz, Executive Director of Guardian Ad Litem.

The program is partnering with the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Attorneys across the Sunshine State will meet with these foster kids weekly, hoping to inspire them, and serve as a positive role model.