CASA of Northwest Georgia

CASA of Northwest Georgia2024-05-21T15:37:28-04:00

Advocates for Children provides support to children in foster care through a national program, CASA. Court Appointed Special Advocate® (CASA) volunteers are appointed by juvenile court to advocate for children’s best interests. This best-interest advocacy makes a life-changing difference for children and youth who have experienced abuse or neglect, many of whom are in foster care. Our goal is to advocate for a safe, permanent home for each child.

The highly trained volunteers for CASA are the independent voice for children during court proceedings who have experienced abuse or neglect . CASA volunteers are the most intensely trained of Advocates’ volunteers, with over 30 hours of class time and 10 hours of court observation, as well as experience with DFCS, juvenile court, and other entities. The CASA office serves as a home for our CASA employees and more than 80 CASA volunteers who act as a much needed voice for children who have been placed in DFCS care.

We are looking for CASA volunteers to enroll in Training Classes beginning February 27th.

Click HERE to learn more!

Questions?

Email Haley Minesinger, CASA Volunteer Coordinator, at haley@advochild.org.

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