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Now Recruiting CASA Volunteers

Classes will be held August 13 – September 12, 2024, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-9 pm
The Children’s Haven, 1083 Marietta Hwy., Canton

Looking for a meaningful way to serve locally? CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Cherokee County, a program of The Children’s Haven, recruits volunteers to speak up for children experiencing foster care. CASA volunteers receive special training from all walks of life to advocate for the well-being of children in foster care. Appointed by the Court to speak for a child’s best interests, CASAs provide compassionate, individualized attention to help children find safe, permanent homes. Currently, there are more than 400 Cherokee County children experiencing foster care. CASA volunteers significantly improve these children's outcomes. Please email [email protected].


GA CASA Day At The Capitol

CASA Advocacy Director Julie Carter and Executive Director Marcie Smith attended the annual “CASA Day at the Capitol” event in Atlanta on February 15, 2024. The day included meeting with local and state legislators ask for continued support of CASA and child welfare issues. CASA Day at the Capitol, an annual event hosted by Georgia…

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Building A Hopeful Future, Together

April is National Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month, a time when Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) America, Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Georgia and Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Cherokee connect with families, communities, prevention advocates, and supporters to focus on the creation of an ecosystem of primary prevention in our community and emphasize the importance of building…

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2023 National CASA Conference in St. Louis—Our Team’s Takeaways

Thanks to some designated funding from one of grantors and partners, our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) team was able to attend the National CASA Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. We learned so much from the sessions and the incredible, top-notch presenters. We also enjoyed connecting with and learning from CASA programs from all over…

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The Children’s Haven is successfully fulfilling our mission to promote the health and happiness of children impacted by abuse and neglect because of our supporters, like you. There are many ways to invest in our mission and we would love to have you get involved. Together—we’ll reduce the impact of abuse on children everywhere—starting at home.