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Advocates for Children to Offer Training for Education Advocates

In its efforts to prevent and treat child abuse in all its forms, Advocates for Children provides community services for children, including those currently in the foster care system. One such program under the umbrella of Advocates for Children offers children who are abused or neglected a voice in the court system. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer assesses the child’s situation and reports to the judge what is in the best interest of the child with a goal of a safe, permanent home for each child. It is estimated that the average child in foster care is likely to change placements two to three times a year, according to ...

Volunteers Needed for Magnolia Designer Show House

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Sept. 23, 2016: Advocates for Children is calling for volunteers with a love of design and a few hours to spare to ensure the success of the Magnolia Designer Show House, which is taking place from Wednesdays through Sundays Oct. 19 through Nov. 13. Volunteers are needed in the role of docents at the house during the hours that it is open to the public.  This includes such duties as registration and ticket sales on-site, as well as answering questions, directing guests, and welcoming them into the home. As the home is not accessible for those with mobility issues, there are limited spots available for those who cannot use the ...