CASA of Berks County Informational Session

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CASA of Berks County

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Berks County invites you to attend their upcoming informational session to learn how CASA makes a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children and how you can volunteer to lift up a voice of a child. A CASA is a trained community member, appointed by a judge, to represent the best interest of a child in court. Volunteer advocates get to know the child and the situation by researching the current and background facts of the case, and in talking with the child and parties. They use this information to make recommendations to the judges.

The impact that volunteer advocates make on children in foster care is substantial. Children with a CASA volunteer are more likely to find a safe and permanent home, spend less time in foster care, do better in school, and receive more services while in the foster care system. If you want to make a child’s voice heard, the first step is to attend an informational session!

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About CASA of Berks County

Location:

845 Park Road, Suite 307, Wyomissing, PA 19610, US

Mission Statement

We provide competent, responsible, and compassionate court-appointed community volunteers to advocate for each child who faces abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment; our goal, to restore their well-being and ensure the eminent right to a safe, nurturing, and permanent home.

Description

The CASA of Berks County program recruits, screens, and trains community volunteers to become appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of a child in court. CASA volunteers work to help ensure a safe and permanent home for the child as quickly as possible. CASA envisions a safe and positive future for all children facing abuse and neglect to break the cycle through the provision of support to become healthy, empowered adults. CASA volunteers come from all walks of life with a variety of professional, educational, and ethnic backgrounds. Regardless of their backgrounds or training, all of them simply want to help the most vulnerable members of their community.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal

WHEN

Thu Jul 23, 2020
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM  

WHERE

845 N. Park RoadSuite 307Wyomissing, PA 19610

(40.34772,-75.95871)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services
  • Family Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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