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April - June 2016:

Total Children Served: 73                          Assigned CASAs: 26

Total New Children:  18                               #CASA Hours: 429

# of children needing an advocate:  81        Total CASA Miles: 2,434

 

CASA is the only national organization of volunteer advocates who have been trained to speak as independent voices in court for children's best interests. The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized CASA as a model program and views it as a "safety net for abused and neglected children."

 

How we served FY2016:

Children Served: 139                            Volunteers Advocates: 36

Miles traveled in Advocacy: 8,464     Volunteer Board Members: 5

Hours donated to Advocacy: 1,610

Demographics of Children Served:

Gender:  Females: 70                            Males: 69

Ethnic Origin:  African-American: 60
                          Caucasian: 73
                          Hispanic/Latino: 6
                      

Type of Case:   Neglect: 47
                           Physical Abuse: 11
                           Sexual Abuse: 3
                           Substance Abuse: 52
                           Domestic Violence: 3
                           Mental Illness of parent: 4
                           Medical Neglect: 2
                           Emotional Abuse: 1
                           Inability to Cope (parent): 1
                           Inadequate housing: 7
                           Incarcerated parent: 3
                           Other: 5

Children in Closed Cases: 76

Case Outcome: Emancipated: 1
                             Reunification: 50
                             Adopted: 4
                             Guardianship:  18
                             Long term Foster care: 3

  • We are affiliated with and supported by GA CASA.

  • We are members of the National CASA Association

  • We are supported by PSSF

  • Supported by GA Department of Human Services