for Children
of Rural Nevada

Giving a voice to children in Nye & Esmeralda Counties by serving as guardian ad litem
for the 5th Judicial District Court.

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There are still over thirty (30) children in foster care in our community that have NO VOICE representing them in court. While lawyers on both sides submit piles of documentation and briefs to the court, these children get no say in their future. Sound heart-breaking

Please consider becoming a volunteer, court-appointed, guardian ad litem. On average, it only takes about 3-4 hours per month of your time! We provides you with all of the training and on-going support and guidance you will need.

2024 Training schedule:

OrientationTBD 2024 - 5:30-7:30pm - ACORN Training Room

TrainingTBD 2024 - 5:30-7:30pm - then every Monday & Wednesday - ACORN Training Room

Graduation:  TBD 2024 - Time TBD - Nye County Courthouse - 5th Judicial District Court, Judge Robert Lane presiding.

Have Questions or Need More Information?

Visit the Volunteer section of our website for more information, or apply online today!

You can also contact Julie Schmidt, Training & Recruiting Coordinator:   (775) 505-2272

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Contact Us

1321 S. Highway 160, Suite 9APahrump, NV 89048


We invite you to get involved in your community! Consider becoming a Court Appointed Guardian Ad Litem, volunteer or donate!
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an IRS 501(c)(3) designated nonprofit corporation,
serving Nye & Esmeralda Counties in Southwest Nevada.