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Richland County Juvenile Court GAL/CASA ProgramRichland County Juvenile Court GAL/CASA Program
Our mission is to speak for the best interest of abused, neglected, and dependent children in court proceedings. We promote quality volunteer information gathering, monitoring, and representation for children in order to provide each child a safe, pe... Read more
Our mission is to speak for the best interest of abused, neglected, and dependent children in court proceedings. We promote quality volunteer information gathering, monitoring, and representation for children in order to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home. The CASA Program actively recruits, selects, and promotes qualified employees broadly representative of the community served and administers its personnel practices without discrimination based upon age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, nationality, handicap, or religion.
We are a volunteer organization which advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children once the court has become involved.
We are the voice of the child in the court proceedings telling the court where a child should be placed and support and services they may need.
Volunteers speak with all individuals involved in the case (fact-finder), represent the child at court hearings and monitor the case.
You are assigned a Volunteer Coordinator who will walk with you every step of the way.
Sometimes children are in the most dire circumstances and there is no one to help. YOU, a CASA/GAL volunteer, can make a direct impact on the future of a child.
For more info, and see how I found out about the CASA program, visit Dr. Phil.com and search "casa" or follow the website address here: