Recruit, train, and support a diverse network of Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers to provide abused and neglected children in our community with quality advocacy in the Hancock County court system and to secure them a safe, permanent, and nurturing home.
Become an Everyday Hero!
CASA volunteers are everyday citizens that are appointed by a judge to advocate for the safety and well-being of children who are victims of abuse and neglect.
What does it mean to be a CASA volunteer? Becoming a CASA volunteer is an investment of time, energy and heart. Volunteers are required to go through screening and training. They are the “eyes and the ears” of the Court in this complex cases of child abuse and neglect.
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On Monday, November 17, 2014 CASA of Hancock County held a reveal party and invited its volunteers, supporters and community stakeholders at The West End Restaurant to announce the 2015 Mardi Gras Gala King and Queen. Annually, two members of the community are nominated by the organization based on their volunteer efforts to improve the…
CASA of Hancock County will host the “Krewe of CASA” Mardi Gras Gala on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 7pm-midnight at the Bay St. Louis Community Center. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. Your ticket includes dinner and entertainment. Cocktail attire is suggested. This years band is Cuisine and they are…
On Thursday, October 16th Youth Court Judge Elise Deano swore in members of the Fall 2014 CASA training class. In total 16 new volunteers took an oath to serve children from Youth Court who are all victims of child abuse and neglect.