CASA for Douglas County

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Year Founded:
1998
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Kimberly Thomas
Main Address:
2412 St. Mary's Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105

What We Do

CASA for Douglas County trains, empowers, and inspires volunteer advocates to improve the lives of abused and neglected children. CASA Volunteers are appointed by juvenile court judges to be a voice for children in the courtroom and in the community. Volunteers visit with the child monthly, attend a monthly meeting with case professionals, attend periodic court hearings, and advocate for services that help the child grow and thrive. The desired result is that children be placed in safe, permanent, and loving homes.

There are over 1,500 children in the child welfare system in Douglas County. At the moment, only 30% of these children are appointed a CASA Volunteer. Children deserve someone who will be by their side when they need it most. YOU can make an impact in a child's life. Can we count on you to help us serve more children in need of an advocate?

Interesting Info

CASA envisions a CASA Volunteer for every child in foster care who needs one.
In 2017-2018, 188 volunteer advocates served 440 children in foster care.
CASA Volunteers come from a variety of life experiences and professional backgrounds. No specific background is required to get involved!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteer
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Friday, December 13, 2019 (All day)
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CASA Service League
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Friday, December 13, 2019 (All day)
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Special Events Committee
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Tue Jun 30 2020.
Friday, December 13, 2019 (All day)
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Project Hope Pack Committee
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Tue Jun 30 2020.
Friday, December 13, 2019 (All day)
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Communications & Marketing Assistant
Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until Tue Jun 30 2020.
Friday, December 13, 2019 (All day)
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