The hub of information for the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, our blog contains posts with announcements, news and events, articles, periodicals and additions or updates to our website.

This page contains published posts from the October 2011 archive sorted chronologically with the newest at the top.

New Events: Recruitment Coffees, Guardian ad Litem Day

We regularly host a variety of events to provide community outreach, raise awareness of our program, recruit new volunteers, fund raise and furnish training to our volunteer guardians ad litem. The following events have been recently added to our calendar.

Volunteer Recruitment Coffees
Have your questions answered, talk to current volunteers and learn about our program at our monthly Volunteer Recruitment Coffee. Members of our Volunteer Recruitment Committee will be on hand to discuss the rewards of becoming a guardian ad litem and guide you through the application process.

Guardian ad Litem Day at the Capitol
The Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program announced the next Guardian ad Litem Day will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012 starting at noon. This annual event brings volunteers, members of the community and legislators together to discuss and expand awareness of the needs of Florida's dependent children as well as honor the achievements of the program.

Welcome to Our New Website!

Original Photo Credit: Sarah Gilbert --- truman doing his homework

On behalf of the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, I welcome you to our new website!

Redesigned from the ground up, our new home on the internet offers a clean and modern appearance while providing access to complete information about our program, its history, our events, volunteers, community supporters and much more.

New features include a comprehensive events calendar; event flyers; online continuing education form; this blog; full-text searches; RSS feeds of the blog, blog comments and events calendar; iCalendar downloads for events; improved navigation; and a customized visual theme.

In addition, you can now replace with in any site URL for situations where short links are preferred. For example, is the same as Blog posts have another short link as well; each post's date contains it. For example, is the short link for this post.

Your feedback and questions are welcome. You can visit the Help page for assistance; contact us by mail, telephone or email; or post a comment below.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you enjoy the new website.