What does Michigan CASA do? Michigan CASA is a nonprofit organization which establishes and supports the 27 affiliate programs across the State that recruit, screen, train, and supervise CASA volunteers. Michigan CASA is committed to maintaining a network of well-administered, affiliate programs that operate independently with mutual accountability, resulting in the highest level of advocacy for all of Michigan’s abused and neglected children.
What does CASA stand for? A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained community volunteer appointed by a judge to speak up for the best interests of an abused, neglected, or abandoned child. Bringing urgency to a child’s needs both in and out of a courtroom, CASA volunteers advocate for safety, permanence and well-being for children through independent recommendations.
Mission Statement Michigan Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is dedicated to changing the lives of abused and neglected children by establishing, supporting and expanding quality CASA programs throughout the state of Michigan.
Vision Statement Michigan Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect, one child at a time.