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Our Mission

We transform the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children through compassionate legal advocacy, education and public policy reform.


•  We promise the children we serve we will listen to them, be dependable, and pursue every option for a future of safety, stability, and success.

•  We promise our partners in the child protection community we will be reliable advocates who know those we serve and work collaboratively to resolve complex issues.

•  We promise our donors we will be resourceful and accountable stewards of their contributions.


•  Specialists — We are passionate legal professionals with expertise in child advocacy and a strong reputation in the legal community.

•  Relationships — We establish caring, personal relationships with our child clients, enabling us to represent their best interests.

•  Whole Child — We address the educational, physical and mental health needs of our child clients, but also pursue the extended family relationships and typical childhood experiences that every child deserves.

•  Stability — We create stability for our child clients while pursuing a permanent, nurturing home.

•  Determined — We are persistent and fight for every child client.

•  Collaborative — We collaborate with other organizations to come up with innovative solutions for our clients.

•  Creative — We are creative in our problem-solving and develop innovative and individualized solutions.

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