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Chattahoochee CASA - A Division of Twin Cedars Youth & Family Services

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Location

1225 3rd AvenueColumbus, GA 31901 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of CASA is to provide carefully screened, trained and supervised volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children in deprivation cases yielding a safe and permanent home that is developed and maintained.

Description

Every year more than half a million abused and neglected children are in need of safe, permanent, nurturing homes. That's where CASA steps in. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) was created in 1977 to make sure the abuse and neglect these children originally suffered at home doesn't continue as abuse and neglect at the hands of the system. As trained advocates, CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court. The result is that a child is placed into a safe, loving home where he/she can thrive. It is the CASA vision to provide a volunteer for each and every abused and neglected child who needs one.

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