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Funders Forum Collaborative Awards $23,000 to CASA

Thanks to Funders Forum, CASA has been able to launch a media campaign.  Through radio and TV spots and billboard, the campaign will bring awareness to impact of the opioid epidemic on Delaware County’s children and families.  Each time you see a message about CASA keep in mind:

Thank you to each organization that makes up the Funders Forum Collaborative!

Learn more about the impact of the Opioid Crisis and what you can do to help.

For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives.

CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home.

Independent research has demonstrated that children with a CASA volunteer are substantially less likely to spend time in long-term foster care and less likely to reenter care.

Advocate with child

Nobody longs for a safe and loving family more than a child in foster care. As a CASA volunteer, you are empowered by the courts to help make this dream a reality.

Casa in Chalk

“If I didn’t have the support system that I have, I don’t know exactly where I would be. Family, that was not an option, so I would probably be in a Shelter somewhere.” ~ Shumeka Moore

Team

Our next training begins in January.  Choose from Tuesday evenings, starting on April 10 or Wednesday mornings, starting April 11.

Submit your volunteer application today!

594

CHILDREN TO BE SERVED BY DELAWARE COUNTY CASA

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CHILDREN WHO ACTUALLY HAVE A CASA ADVOCATE

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CHILDREN ON THE WAIT LIST FOR A CASA ADVOCATE

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SERVE CHILDREN ON THE WAIT LIST