Providing a voice in the courts
on behalf of abused and neglected
children in Westmoreland County.

 

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CASA of Westmoreland, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a non-profit agency that provides volunteers to act as independent advocates for children who are in the court system due to abuse and neglect. These volunteers collaborate with a variety of individuals involved with the child including the case worker through Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau and a variety of service providers.

In 2007 CASA of Westmoreland, Inc. served 12 children and had 15 active volunteers. By 2008 the number of children who were provided advocacy by CASA quadrupled to 49 children. The number of children served in 2009 continued to increase, and CASA served 97 children with 39 active Volunteers.  In 2010 CASA served 110 children and had 44 active volunteers.  In 2011 CASA served 166 children and had 56 active volunteers.  In 2012 CASA served 195 children and had 58 active volunteers.

CASA of Westmoreland, Inc. currently serves 123 children of the over 300 children in the court system who have been removed from their home due to abuse or neglect. The goal for our CASA program is to be able to one day provide service to every child in Westmoreland County who is in need of advocacy.


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