Services

What does Tri-County CASA  do?

 

1. Tri-County CASA recruits and train volunteers serve as the eyes and ears of the court.  These volunteers:

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    Facilitate a positive and reliable relationship with a young person in foster care and get to know the child’s life circumstances.

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    Put together details from individuals who can provide knowledge of the child’s history – teachers, foster parents, family members, physicians, etc.

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    Facilitate and form a plan and make age appropriate goals

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    Make sure the young person gets the opportunity to receive needed medical, education, career, and housing services

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    Be present at court proceedings (schedules vary) and make a knowledgable proposal as to the best course of action to recommend to the judge what is in the young persons best interests

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    Foster a sense of expediency to the young persons needs and actively encourage safety

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    Support the need for permanent and stable environments for young people involved in juvenile court proceedings

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    Stay actively engaged until the case is permanently resolved to keep the focus on the young person.

 

 

2. Have regular fund raisers through out the year to raise money for the accomplishment of the Tri-County CASA mission.

3. Work with various members of the Tri-County area community to aid young people in foster care to have productive and successful lives.

 

 

Tri-County CASA smiling kids