Become a CASA

The first step on your journey to becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate is to fill out your pre-application today!

GAL Annual Compliance Statement

Make sure you have turned in your compliance statement for this year. The Annual Compliance form is made available to you on our website for your convenience. Please click on the link and start filling out the PDF to register your annual compliance Annual Compliance Form

Become a GAL

To become a Guardian ad litem for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, attorneys must attend New Guardian ad Litem Training (pre-service training), which the Guardian ad Litem Project offers. New GAL Training will be announced shortly. We hold this training cooperatively with the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court.

Once an attorney completes New Guardian ad Litem Training, the attorney must submit an
Guardian ad Litem Application to the Guardian ad Litem Project.

216-443-3377 | [email protected] | 9300 Quincy Avenue, Cleveland OH 44106

Working with Children with Disabilities and Special Education Advocacy

Fri, October 18th 2019 12:00pm

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Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court
9300 Quincy Avenue
Human Resource Training Room- 3rd Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
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Every child is unique, and benefit from simple accommodations while others may need more individualized support and resources. Review disability rights and laws for children and families. and understand the child welfare and education system when reporting and making recommendations.

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SUBMITTED FOR 3.25 HOURS OF GENERAL CLE

This training has been partially funded through a contract between Ohio CASA and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Ohio CASA supports local CASA/GAL programs throughout Ohio with training, technical assistance, legislative support, and standards implementation, so volunteers may advocate for abused, neglected and dependent children in the court system. This training is also supported by grant number, 2019-VOCA-132131098, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office for Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, through the Ohio Attorneys General’s Office. Victims of crime will be served.