CASA seeks volunteers to speak up for abused, neglected children

| 31 Jan 2014 | 01:57

    Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex Counties, Inc., is seeking volunteers to speak up for the best interest of local children in foster care.

    CASA is a private not-for-profit corporation. Its mission is to provide a voice for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. CASA recruits, trains, and supervises community volunteers who provide a voice in court to assure that each child has a safe, permanent, and nurturing home.

    CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties has 166 volunteers advocating for approximately 379 children and there are more children waiting for someone to be their voice.

    For more information on how to become a CASA volunteer, attend an information session. Upcoming sessions in Morristown will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 27, at 1:30 p.m.; Tuesday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. and Monday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. Information sessions will be held in Newton on Friday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, March 6, both at 1:30 p.m.

    For additional information or to register for an information session, visit CASA’s website at or call the office at 973-998-7590.