Donations are used to recruit, train and support volunteer advocates who provide direct service to the children and families we serve within the First Judicial District Court system. Funds are also used to educate the community about the role of CASA and the services we provide to children.
Ad·vo·cate ’ad-v-kt,-kt noun 1. one that pleads the cause of another; specifically: one that pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court 2. one that defends or maintains a cause or proposal 3. one that supports or promotes the interests of another
CASA recently hosted the 6th Annual Light of Hope Benefit in April as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Light of Hope celebrates the service of CASA volunteers and partners working to give hope to abused and neglected children.
What is the role of a Court Appointed Special Advocate?