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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“Our local CASA has been advocating for children in Polk County since 2010. Though, until now, we have never had a physical location in Polk County or a staff member to focus solely on that region,” said Executive Director Christopher Janetzko. “We are eager to provide the children of Polk County with an even stronger support system.”

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