Guardians ad litem struggle with COVID limitations

Guardians ad litem struggle with COVID limitations

Angela Corbin is waiting for the day when she can be face-to-face with the three children she represents as a guardian ad litem volunteer. She is charged with speaking on their behalf as the state courts decide whether to let those children remain with troubled parents or be placed elsewhere until the issues are resolved […]

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Child advocates giving voice to the voiceless even during pandemic

Child advocates known as Guardian Ad Litems give voice to the voiceless even during pandemic

“I feel like I make a difference for the children,” Valla said, “I feel like I make their lives better and I ensure they get the services they need to become successful.” COVID-19 has changed how we live, work and interact with one another. For Guardian Ad Litem volunteers who advocate for children — the […]

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Foster Grandparents Honored at Annual Dinner

Foster Grandparents Honored at Annual Dinner

The Broome County Office for Aging was honoring members of the Foster Grandparents program tonight with their annual dinner. You don’t have to adopt a child to be a foster grandparent. Vince Fox, Director of the Foster Grandparent Program, said “Foster grandparents are senior citizens that volunteer inside schools… And they help children that need […]

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