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Second Judicial District GAL Program

Our Guardian Ad Litem Program uses community volunteers to speak for children's best interest in court. The volunteer follows the case as it moves through the court system, and provides the court with recommendations as decisions are made that affect the child's well being.

Location:

Hours:

Juvenile and Family Judicial Center (JFJC)
Ramsey County Guardian ad Litem Program

25 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102-1103

Directions to the JFJC

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Kristen Trebil, Program Manager
651-266-5270

Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Opportunities

GUARDIAN AD LITEM INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for children in Ramsey County by attending a one-hour informational session.

All applicants must attend an information session before attending our training program.

To reserve your spot please contact Charlesa Dixon at charlesa.dixon@courts.state.mn.us or call 651-266-5284.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

1/20/2015

1/24/2015

2/17/2015

2/21/2015

3/17/2015

4/11/2015

4/21/2015

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Noon-1:30pm

Juvenile and Family Justice Center

Rondo Library

Juvenile and Family Justice Center

Rondo Library

Juvenile and Family Justice Center

Rondo Library

Juvenile and Family Justice Center

When sessions are held at the Juvenile and Family Justice Center location in the evening, please note that the main doors are locked at 4:30 p.m. Staff is at the main door to let people in, so please do your best to arrive a few minutes early; otherwise you may not be able to enter the building.


WHEN IS THE NEXT TRAINING? * Dates are subject to change *

Guardians ad Litem are mandated by the Supreme Court of Minnesota to attend 40 hours of training. We schedule training two times per year. You must apply and be accepted to the program prior to attending training.

Spring 2015 – Evening or Day Sessions Available 

Evening Class

Day Class

3/9/15    5:00pm – 9:00pm

3/11/15  5:00pm – 9:00pm

3/14/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/16/15  5:00pm – 9:00pm

3/18/15  5:00pm – 9:00pm

3/21/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/28/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/13/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/14/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/20/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/21/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

3/28/15  9:00am – 4:30pm

To apply please print out the following forms and return to:

Ramsey County Guardian ad Litem Program 
25 West 7th Street 
St. Paul, MN 55102-1103 
Phone: (651) 651-266-5270
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