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CASA volunteers needed

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These special people give of their time to help a child from start to finish when they have been thrown into the system. These special people give of their time to help a child from start to finish when they have been thrown into the system.
The assigned person meets with the child or children, interviews family, educators, and counselors. The assigned person meets with the child or children, interviews family, educators, and counselors.

Their numbers have tripled but more are needed to help children during what could be their darkest time.

They are court appointed special advocates and they are volunteers. These special people give of their time to help a child from start to finish when they have been thrown into the system. Better known as CASA, the program works with abuse and neglect cases that are going though children services and the courts.

The assigned person meets with the child or children, interviews family, educators, and counselors. They also review medical records all in an effort to help the court determine where a safe and permanent home will be.

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