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

    5,311

  • Volunteers
    Volunteers

    1469

  • Volunteer Hours
    Volunteer Hours

    110,366

  • Counties Served
    Counties Served

    54

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“Our primary goal is to give a voice to children who don’t have a voice,” said Mary Kilpatrick, executive director.

During the fiscal year that ended in July, CASA of East Tennessee served 251 children with 55 active volunteers.