Friends of Casa
Friends of CASA – Hawaii is a not for profit organization:
Our mission is to provide support for the Court Appointed Special Advocate’s Programs for abused and neglected children in Hawaii.
Our primary focus is to assist in recruiting and retention of Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates in Hawaii.
Our goals are:
to ensure that every child in Hawaii who needs a Court Appointed Special Advocate has one.
Raise awareness about the extent of child abuse and neglect in our state.
Educate the public about the serious negative impact that abuse and neglect has on children.
Encourage and support volunteers who are already trained as Court Appointed Special Advocates to remain active in the program by developing a retention plan and support network.
Develop plans to improve recruiting & retention and develop strategies to raise funds to better the lives of the children being served.
CASA is the only volunteer program that empowers everyday citizens as officers of the court. In an overburdened social welfare system, abused and neglected children often slip through the cracks among hundreds of current cases. CASA volunteers change that. Appointed by Family Court judges…