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     The Office of the Child Advocate is a non-judicial state agency charged with safeguarding the welfare of Delaware’s children.  OCA fulfills this charge by providing legal representation for dependent, neglected, and abused children in civil Family Court proceedings; engaging in legislative advocacy; collaborating with child welfare system partners to evaluate the effectiveness of the child protection system and to make recommendations for changes to policies and procedures; developing and providing quality training to OCA’s volunteer attorneys and the child protection system as a whole; and participating in the community to increase public awareness of OCA.

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How to Contact the Office of the Child Advocate:
900 King Street, Suite 210
Wilmington, DE 19801
Voice (302) 255-1730
Fax (302) 577-6831
6 West Market Street, Suite 1
Georgetown, DE 19947
Voice (302) 856-5720
Fax (302)856-5722