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Lone Star CASA, Inc.

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community

Location

108 Kenway StreetRockwall, TX 75087 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of Lone Star CASA is to provide trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of the children of Rockwall and Kaufman Counties who come into the court system as a result of abuse or neglect.

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 in who needs one.

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