our mission

Court Appointed Special Advocates® (CASA) are community volunteers, just like you, who stand up and speak out to help children who have been abused and neglected.

Our CASA program belongs to a network of 951 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused and neglected in courtrooms and communities.

  • Children Served
    Children Served

    5,361

  • Volunteers
    Volunteers

    1,581

  • Volunteer Hours
    Volunteer Hours

    156,617

  • Counties Served
    Counties Served

    56

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Williams succeeds Denise Aludo, who has held the post for the last four years. Aludo was responsible for pioneering strategic planning and leading Lakeway CASA into exceptional growth during her term.

Pat and Don Merzlak, center, were recognized for their service as volunteers with Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northeast Tennessee at the September joint session of the Greene County Democratic Party and Democratic Women’s Club. At left is CASA Volunteer Coordinator Mikelle Ward. Women’s club Vice Chair Betsy Reed, hostess for the session, is at right