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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 in juvenile court for the best interests of children who have been abused and neglected

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Many has volunteered at CASA Works (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a program that provides a voice for abused and neglected children in Bedford, Coffee and Franklin counties, for almost seven years.

Melanie Feathers,executive director of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) reports the mission of CASA of Northeast Tennessee is to advocate for abused and/or neglected children in the juvenile court system. CASA believes every child is entitled to a safe and stable home.

This is the belief of CASA of Northeast Tennessee, a community-based nonprofit advocating for abused and neglected children in juvenile court. Since 2004, CASA of Northeast Tennessee has been serving children throughout the Tri-Cities community as an independent 501(c)(3) office of the National CASA Association, which was formed in 1977.