CROWN POINT | The Lake County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is offering free training to residents to become child advocates for abused and neglected children.
The classes will be held from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 8 through Nov. 12 at the Juvenile Justice Complex in Crown Point, according to the announcement.
Registration is required and is open through Oct. 3.
Volunteers are asked to work an average of 15 hours per month for 18 months visiting children in their placements and gathering information. Volunteers can choose to attend court hearings or not depending on their preference for ongoing cases or temporary week-to-week assignments.
Further information is available between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Liz Theodoros at (219) 660-6978.