Hanover Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA Program
) is now accepting applications for the next volunteer training, scheduled to
begin on February 26, 2019.
Hanover CASA program trains, recruits, and supervises volunteers to advocate
for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in the
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court process. CASA volunteers come from all walks of
life. They have a variety of
professional, educational and ethnic backgrounds. No special experience is
required to become a CASA volunteer – just a desire to advocate for children in
volunteers have extensive preparation for their role through a 40-plus hour
training program. CASA volunteers are appointed by the juvenile court judge and
spend an average of ten to fifteen hours a month working on a case. Support for all CASA volunteers is offered by
program staff, as well as thorough ongoing training.
Hanover CASA Program serves the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts in both
Hanover and Caroline Counties.
you are interested in becoming a CASA Volunteer or in having us speak to your
church, group or civic organization, contact Melanie Baker at 365-4296 or at [email protected]. The
application deadline is February 15,