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Volunteer Resources

Deepen your understanding of childhood problems and solutions.

We will give you all the preparation and support you need to become an effective CASA volunteer advocate. But if you’d like to do additional reading and research on your own, these are great sites to visit:

Casey Family Programs

The nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care. Visit website

Casey Family Services

Baltimore-based agency working to improve the lives of at-risk children. Visit website

Child & Family Web Guide

Extensive database of child development information. Visit website

Child Trends

Resources and databank focused on risks and positive developments for children. Visit website

Child Welfare League of America

Association of hundreds of private and public agencies serving vulnerable children. Visit website

Children’s Defense Fund

National, non-profit children’s advocacy organization. Visit website

Family Futures (Grand Rapids)

Works to prevent child abuse and neglect through parent coaching and education. Visit website

Kent County Family Court Division

The court responsible for adjudicating child abuse and neglect cases. Visit website

Michigan CASA

State CASA supporting local county chapters. Visit website

Michigan Children’s Protective Services

The agency that investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect. Visit website

National CASA

National CASA supporting state and local member programs. Visit website

National Center for Children in Poverty

Research, tools and solutions promoting economic health. Visit website

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Professional organization for those in the juvenile and family court system. Visit website

The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding

Working to bridge the gap between parents and teenagers. Visit website

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