Children in court need lawyers of their own. We’re working to make sure they have them.
From babies to young adults, youth in court should be seen, heard, and represented.
Children experiencing foster care should have lawyers of their own.
In 14 states, the one person at the center of a child welfare case is also the one person who doesn’t get their own lawyer.
- Oh Baby, You Need A Lawyer – Natalece Washington presents at ZERO to THREE
- Washington State Dependent Child Legal Representation Program Shows Benefits of Counsel for Kids
- Press release – Leading Family and Justice Organizations Urge Congress to Guarantee Legal Counsel for Children and Parents in Child Welfare Proceedings
- Press Release – Counsel for Kids: New Campaign Launches to Ensure Attorneys for Children in Foster Care
- NACC & Partners Deliver Sign-on Letter to Congress Showing Broad Support for Legal Counsel