Friends of CASA
What is your organization’s mission statement?
Friends of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Franklin County’s mission is to provide a powerful and consistent voice in court for the innocent child victims of abuse and neglect. Friends of CASA of Franklin County’s vision is to ensure that every abused and neglected child has a voice in court in order to make a positive impact on the child and community.
What population do you serve?
CASA advocates for abused and neglected children by providing them with a voice in the juvenile court system. CASA recruits, screens, trains, and supports community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children.
How many do you serve in a year?
In 2014, CASA of Franklin County was on track to serve over 800 children who have been severely abused and neglected.