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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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    Children Served


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News Articles

CASA of Northeast Tennessee Executive Director Melanie Feathers, tells us about their 20th anniversary that will be taking place during 2024!

For more information call 423-461-3500 or go to

David Soukup, a King County Superior Court judge who came up with the idea to give children court-appointed advocates, died Dec. 16, the day after his 90th birthday, from natural causes.

Fortunately, among the many organizations that bring help to others, is one that focuses on such children and over the years has come to the rescue of thousands of children in the region, including hundreds in Kingsport.