Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

CASA Works

$16,300
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jun 28 2012

  CASA Works for abused and neglected children in the Juvenile Courts of Bedford, Coffee and Franklin Counties to ensure that every child has the right to the safe embrace of a loving family.   Upon appointment by the Judge, CASA Volunteers have the authority to talk to anyone who has knowledge of the child and to submit an objective, comprehensive report with recommendations for the best interest of the child. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund a portion of the salary for the Volunteer Supervisor. At case closure, 54 of the 60 cases (90%), CASA Recommendations will be accepted by the court indicating the quality of CASA recommendations.  Six months following closure, 54 of the 60 of the children (90%) will remain in the safe embrace of a loving family.   

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