Court Appointed Special Advocate -CASA- Prince Georges County, Inc.
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Target demographics: Children 0-21 years old who have been adjudicated Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) by the Juvenile Court due to the severity of abuse and neglect they have endured. All children we serve are deemed low-income by the Federal government due to their foster care status.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 180
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist with office administration; distribute materials to local organizations; attend a job fair to help recruit more volunteers
Geographic areas served: Prince George's County, Maryland
In 2011, created one of the first Transitioning Youth Programs amongst CASA programs to dedicate resources to preparing youth for successful transitions to adulthood. CASA has expanded services despite one of the worst economic climates. CASA has diversified our volunteer force to nearly mirror the ethnicities of the children and youth we serve.