State & Local Programs

Examples of CASA Program Mission Statements

The mission of CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties is to promote and advocate for the best interests of children involved in abuse and neglect cases in the courts of the First Judicial District. The mission will be accomplished by promoting volunteerism and the exercise of reasonable citizenship by members of the communities located within the first Judicial District. These community volunteers will act as Friends of the Court in effectively representing children in such cases. CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties will intensively train these volunteers so they can enhance the quality of representation of children in court proceedings by advocating for safe, permanent homes of abused and neglected children.

"Promoting and advocating the best interests of abused and neglected children in Jefferson and Gilpin Counties"


 

The mission of C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect, and to advocate for safe, permanent, nurturing homes for children.


The mission of CASA of Adams County is to provide specially selected and trained community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes.


The Mission of Court Appointed Special Advocate Programs in New Jersey is to provide assistance and support to the court in ensuring permanency and safety for abused and neglected children in out-of-home placement.


CASA Kane County is a non-profit organization, which advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the court system. Based on the belief that children are entitled to a safe and permanent home, CASA works in the court system through trained volunteers, in collaboration with key agencies, legal counsel and community resources to serve as the child's advocates and represent the child in juvenile court.


CASA programs throughout Georgia provide screened, trained and supervised volunteers who speak up for the needs of children, one child at a time. CASA volunteers, each as an independent voice, advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court deprivation proceedings.


Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire, Inc. (CASA) is non-for-profit organization committed to speaking for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the New Hampshire courts. CASA recruits, trains and supervises volunteers who advocate for this vulnerable population. The CASA program's primary goal is to ensure that each and every child in the state is permitted to grow up in a safe and permanent home.

The US Department of Justice has supported CASA advocacy since 1985 through its Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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