York County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, CASA, York County
Recruits, screens, trains and supervises volunteer advocates who are then appointed by the Juvenile Judge to advocate for the best interests of abused and/or neglected children. The program strives to help move children more quickly through the court system to safe, permanent placements. SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:
  • Advocates for abused and/or neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings
    • Independently investigates facts of the case for the court
    • Makes recommendations to the court based on case facts and information gathered
    • Monitors court orders to ensure services are provided to and utilized by the child and family
    • Attends all meetings and court proceedings
  • 45 North George Street, 4th floor
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Program: Juveniles who are dependent as a result of abuse and/or neglect Volunteer: opportunities open to anyone over the age of 21. Willing to commit to 12-24 months of volunteering
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Phone/FAX Numbers
    • (717) 771-9754 Main
    • (800) 441-2025 Hotline
    Email Address: casa@yorkcountypa.gov
    Intake Requirements: Volunteers will complete an application, an interview and training before being considered to be an advocate.
    Intake Procedure: To inquire about volunteer opportunities and our next training session for volunteers contact Donna Creager or Ann Mushendwa at casa@yorkcountypa.gov
    Facility/ADA access: Fully Accessible
    Languages Spoken: English but organization is looking for Bi-lingual Volunteers
    Service Contact: Ann Mushendwa, CASA Coordinator, 717-771-9754, akmushendwa@yorkcountypa.gov
    Services:
    • Advocacy
    • Child Advocacy Centers
    • Volunteer Opportunities
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    York County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, CASA
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