June 29, 2020In 1985, CASA began its mission to advocate for the most vulnerable in our community with 22 trained advocate volunteers, of which 6 volunteers were assigned and then served 10 children. Today, 35 years later, CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties is serving the highest number of children, approximately 21%, of all children served by CASA programs in Kansas. In 2019, 250 volunteers advocated for
June 3, 2020Our mission is to empower abused and neglected children with a volunteer's voice in court by seeking a safe and permanent home for each child. Since 1985, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has worked to recruit, train and support community volunteers who act as advocates in court on behalf of child victims of abuse or neglect.
May 6, 2020As our metro area starts to open up under careful guidelines, I want to share with you CASA’s most recent updates regarding our response to working within the advice of health authorities. Safety will remain our priority. Engrained in our mission and in everything we do, we will work first to provide for the safety of our child clients, their bio/foster families, our volunteers, and staf